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    ISAF soldier killed in Zabul suicide attack

    QALAT (Pajhwok): One International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier was killed and three others wounded in a suicide attack in southern Zabul province on Sunday morning, an official said.



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    Zabul police claim foiling terror plot

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Police detained two would-be suicide bombers riding in an explosives-laden vehicle in southern Zabul province, thwarting a possible terrorist attack, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Zabul education official shot dead in Quetta

    QALAT (PAN): An advisor to the education department in southern Zabul province has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    4 bombers killed in botched Nimroz attack

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Three suicide bombers were shot dead and a fourth blew himself up during a botched attack on a district intelligence office in southwestern Nimroz province on Tuesday, an official said.



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    District chief detained for beating judge

    QALAT (PAN): The Shahr-i-Safa district chief has been detained and referred to the attorney’s office weeks after he roughed up a judge, an official said on Monday.



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    Afghan rebel leader shot dead in Quetta

    QALAT (PAN): Another Afghan Taliban commander has been gunned down along with his associates in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, an official said on Monday.



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    Taliban-designated governor detained

    KANDAHAR/KABUL (PAN): A Taliban-designated governor for central Zabul province was detained along with 19 rebels in two separate operations by Afghan soldiers, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Wednesday.



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    1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thur



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    Children among 4 civilians dead in blasts

     KALAT CITY (PAN): Four civilians, including three children, were killed in two different bomb blasts in southern Kandahar and Zabul provinces on Monday, official said.



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    8 civilians killed in Qalat roadside blast

    QALAT (PAN): Eight civilians were killed a roadside bomb struck their vehicle near the capital of the southern Zabul province on Friday morning, officials said.