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    Health workers kidnapped; 27 rebels killed

    HERAT/KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-seven rebels were killed and two health workers kidnapped in separate incidents in central Kabul and western Herat provinces, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Over 20 rebels killed in Paktia gunbattle

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Over 20 militants were killed and four Afghan security forces wounded in a clash when a group of rebels stormed a security post in the Dandi Patan district of southeastern Paktia province on Saturday, an official said.



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    Panjabi, Chechen fighters sneak into Batikot

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Panjabi and Chechen rebels have sneaked into the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province to disrupt peace in the area, an official claimed on Saturday.



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    Foreign militants among 14 killed in airstrikes

    PUL-I-ALAM/QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): At least 15 Taliban, including six fighters of the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), have been killed in clashes and drone strikes in central Logar and eastern Kunar provinces, officials said on Saturday.



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    16 rebels eliminated in Kunduz offensive ,

    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Sixteen militants, including a Taliban-designated governor for Archi district, were killed during a joint security operation in the Gul Tepa area of northern Kunduz province on Monday, officials said.    



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    22 insurgents eliminated in Faryab clashes

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok):  At least 22 rebels, including three commanders, have been killed and 30 others wounded in clashes in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday.



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    5 civilians among 11 killed in fresh violence

    LASHKARGAH/SHARAN (Pajhwok): Five civilians and six militants have been killed in separate security incidents in southern Helmand and Paktika provinces, officials said Thursday.



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    44 residents, Taliban dead in Kunduz clashes

    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Local authorities in northern Kunduz province said on Monday at least 20 civilians, including women and children, and 27 rebels had been killed in recent clashes.



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    23 including soldiers killed in Wardak clashes

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Seven Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and 16 insurgents have been killed in security incidents in different parts of central Maidan Wardak province, the governor’s spokesman said on Monday.



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    Rebels refusing to fight gunned down

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A militant commander shot dead two of his colleagues after they refused to fight against government forces in central Uruzgan province, officials said on Saturday.