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    1 ANA solider killed, 2 injured in Herat blast

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and two others injured as a result of a roadside bombing in the Adraskan district of western Herat province, an official said on Monday.



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    Taliban leader killed along with 2 aliens

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated district chief has been killed along with two foreign militants during an airstrike in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Tuesday.



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    Taliban-designated governor among 14 killed

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated governor was killed along with 14 associates in the Jurm district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Key Pakistani rebel commander detained

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistani security forces detained top Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Adnan Rashid in Wana, the headquarters of South Waziristan Agency (SWA), media reports said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Security forces retake Chaharsada district

    FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces have regained control of Chaharsada district in western Ghor province from militants after killing nine rebels, an official said on Saturday.



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    Insurgents execute 28-year-old in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): The Taliban have executed a man for allegedly killing two fighters in the Daimirdad district of central Maidan Wardak province, locals said on Monday.  



    Governance

    Helmand rebels encourage farmers to grow poppy crop

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): In yet another tragic development, Taliban force farmers to grow poppy in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    14 rebels killed, 12 injured in Badakhshan clash

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 14 Taliban militants, including two foreigners, were killed and a dozen others wounded after they stormed a security forces base in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Militants ring former officer’s residence

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A former police chief for the Gizab district of central Uruzgan province on Friday said militants had besieged his home for the last five days, killing four of his relatives and wounding three others.



    Security and Crime

    Video shows masked gunmen hang Taliban men

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok):  The authorities in eastern Nuristan province on Saturday made public a video showing Pakistani masked gunmen are executing three Taliban men.