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    Taliban claim killing 11 foes in Farah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Sunday claimed responsibility for the killing of eleven labourers a day earlier in western Farah province, saying the slain individuals were members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) force.

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    29 militants dead in security operations

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-nine militants have been killed in separate security operations across the country over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) claimed on Friday.

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    75 rebels killed in Faryab offensive

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Seventy-five insurgents, including seven commanders, have been killed during a joint cleanup operation in northern Faryab province, the governor said on Monday.  

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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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    Militants execute Ghor ALP commander

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander was executed publicly after being captured by Taliban in the Charsadda district of western Ghor province, an official said Thursday.

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    Insurgents capture 15 policemen in Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Taliban have captured 15 policemen from a check-post in the Chaharsadah district of western Ghor province, an official said on Sunday.

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    Ex-Taliban trade rifles for carpet looms

    Not so long ago, Qari Sayed Omar was on the run in the mountains of Kunduz province, strapped with an assault rifle.

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    Taliban shadow district chief killed in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated district chief for Narang of eastern Kunar province has been killed along with an accomplice, an official said on Monday.

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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.