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Security men, Taliban suffer casualties in Zabul incidents

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Jan 15, 2016 - 16:29
QALAT (Pajhwok): Several security personnel and Taliban fighters suffered casualties during clashes and bomb blasts in southern Zabul province, officials said on Friday.
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Zabul heritage sites on the verge of extinction

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Jan 15, 2016 - 15:19
QALAT (Pajhwok): Heritage sites in southern Zabul province wear a rundown look and cry for urgent attention from the government, residents say. Historical landmarks like Shekh Mati Baba shrine, Ghashi Robat, Hassan Mati mausoleum structures, Gurmaw...
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10 civilians kidnapped from Zabul freed, says NDS

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Dec 31, 2015 - 22:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy agency on Thursday said 10 civilians who were kidnapped last month on a highway in southern Zabul province had been released from their captors. A statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDS)’s media office in...
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Zabul residents want blown up bridges repaired

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Dec 30, 2015 - 19:51
QALAT (Pajhwok): The residents of Qalat, the capital of southern Zabul province, and Shahr-i-Safa district on Wednesday demanded the government reconstruct bridges and culverts which have been blown up by Taliban insurgents on the Kabul-Kandahar highway.
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7 insurgents, 2 police dead in Zabul firefight

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Dec 26, 2015 - 21:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seven Taliban militants and two policemen were killed during a clash near the provincial capital of southern Zabul province on Saturday, an official said. The clash broke out on Saturday morning when a group of insurgents attacked...
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‘Taliban’s Zabul infighting killed and wounded in hundreds’

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Dec 05, 2015 - 19:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Taliban militants were either killed or wounded during last month’s clashes between rival factions in southern Zabul province, officials and Taliban sources said on Saturday. The clashes between supporters of Taliban’s...
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Kidnapped passengers in good health: official

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Nov 25, 2015 - 17:13
QALAT (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Wednesday said passengers kidnapped by gunmen in southern Zabul province were in good health and they were trying to release them. Gunmen seized as many as 30 passengers from vehicles in Noorak area on...
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9 abducted passengers released, rescue mission intensifies

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Nov 22, 2015 - 18:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nine abducted passengers have been released and effors underway to relese the rest from their kidnappers in southern Zabul province, the Ministry of Interior said on Sunday, a day after gunmen took hostage 30 people from vehicles near the provincial capital, Qalat.
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Clashes between insurgent groups still underway in Zabul

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Nov 11, 2015 - 15:05
QALAT (Pajhwok): Heavy clashes between different factions of the Talibanare underway in southern Zabul province, officials said on Wednesday. Gul Islam Sial, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the fighting was ongoing between the...
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Beheaded bodies of Jaghori residents on way to Ghazni

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Nov 09, 2015 - 15:58
GHAZNI/QALAT (Pajhwok): The bodies of civilians, including four women, who were beheaded by Islamic State militants in southern Zabul province, are being shifted to the provincial capital of southern Ghazni province, officials said on Monday...
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50 killed as Taliban-IS clashes continue in Zabul

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Nov 08, 2015 - 17:16
QALAT (Pajhwok): Local officials on Sunday said 50 militants were killed and several others wounded during a clash between Taliban and Islamic State (IS) or Daesh fighters in southern Zabul province. Elsewhere, another 12 Daesh members were killed...
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Daesh, Taliban fighters locked in fierce battle in Arghandab

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Nov 07, 2015 - 15:21
QALAT (Pajhwok): Daesh, or so-called Islamic State (IS), and Taliban fighters clashed in the southern province of Zabul, inflicting casualties on each other, security officials said on Saturday. The ongoing clash took place when Daesh members...
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Abducted Zabul residents freed in Ghazni

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Oct 31, 2015 - 12:21
QALAT (Pajhwok): Ghazni residents on Saturday set free 14 persons they had abducted from southern Zabul province following mediation of elders, a public representative said. The abductees, hailing from Khak-i-Afghan district of Zabul, were kidnapped...
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10 militants, child killed in fresh bout of violence

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Oct 19, 2015 - 16:29
JALALABAD/QALAT (Pajhwok): Ten militants, including six Islamic State fighters, have been killed during operations in eastern Nangarhar and southern Zabul provinces, officials and the military said on Monday. Six Daesh fighters were killed and their...
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Taliban block Kabul-Kandahar highway near Qalat

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Oct 15, 2015 - 15:29
QALAT (Pajhwok): The Taliban have blocked the Kabul-Kandahar highway over the past three days near the capital of southern Zabul province, an official said on Thursday, when security forces reopened the road in Ghazni province. Gul Islam, the...
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8 militants killed in Zabul, Badghis incidents

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Sep 30, 2015 - 13:36
QALAT/QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): At least five militants, including a commander, were killed in a coalition airstrike in southern Zabul province, while six rebels suffered casualties during a clash in northwestern Badghis province, officials said on...
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8 ALP men killed under mysterious circumstances in Zabul

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Sep 19, 2015 - 11:45
QALAT (Pajhwok): Eight Afghan Local Police (ALP) members have been killed mysteriously at a checkpoint in southern Zabul province, officials said on Saturday.
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5 policemen killed mysteriously, 2 missing in Zabul

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Sep 07, 2015 - 11:55
KALAT (Pajhwok): At least five policemen have been killed mysteriously in the Shah Joi district of southern Zabul province, an official said on Monday.
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Dadullah besieged in Zabul as Taliban cracks widen

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Sep 02, 2015 - 18:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Taliban sources on Wednesday said supporters of the group’s new supreme leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour had besieged a senior Taliban military commander Mullah Mansour Dadullah in Khak Afghan district of southern Zabul province...
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Zabul districts in danger of falling to Taliban

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Aug 29, 2015 - 19:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): Four districts of southern Zabul province would fall to the Taliban if additional security forces are not sent, warned the provincial council chief on Saturday.
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