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    Peace Council behind Al-Qaeda man release: Police


    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Police in northern Kunduz province claimed on Saturday that a leading alleged Al-Qaeda terrorist, Qari Bilal, has been arrested several times but managed to free himself from prison with the connivance of Peace Council.


    Maternal mortality rate down in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Despite lack of health care facilities in far-flung areas, the maternal mortality rate has declined in northern Kunduz province, an official claimed on Sunday.

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    8 rebels killed, 25 civilians hurt in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Eight rebels were killed and 25 civilians injured during an offensive in the Chahardara district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Saturday.

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    Kidnapped Kunduz businessman rescued

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Three individuals have been arrested on charges of involvement in the kidnapping of a local businessman in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Friday.

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    Taliban gaining strength in north: Mohammadi

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Minister of Defence Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi on Thursday acknowledged militants were gaining strength and vitiating the security situation in the northern Afghanistan.

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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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    Taliban execute illegal militia leader

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants reportedly executed an illegal militia commander accused of killing civilians in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.

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    Rebel commander among 6 killed in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Provincial police on Tuesday claimed killing six militants, including a Taliban commander, in northern Kunduz province.

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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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    11 civilians among 19 killed in violence

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen civilians and eight rebels have been killed in separate incidents of violence in northwestern parts of the country, officials said on Sunday.