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Taliban conducted attacks in 18 provinces: MoD

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Sep 13, 2020 - 11:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite the peace talks beginning in Doha on Saturday, the Taliban have conducted attacks on Afghan security forces in many parts of the country, the government alleges. Late on Saturday, the Ministry of Defence accused the Taliban...
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25 insurgents killed in Herat operation, claims MoD

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Sep 05, 2020 - 14:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than two dozen Taliban militants have been killed and eight others wounded during clashes in western Herat province, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Saturday. At least 25 insurgents, including a dreaded commander, were...
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Key Daesh member arrested in Kunar: MoD

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Aug 05, 2020 - 12:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): A key Daesh or Islamic State (IS) member has been detained during special operations in eastern Kunar province, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Wednesday.
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Taliban storm Jawzjan check post, kill 6 security men

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Jun 17, 2020 - 15:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban militants stormed security check posts in Aqcha district of northern Jawzjan province overnight, killing at least six security forces, the Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday. In a statement, the MoD said another three...
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Massive terror bid foiled in Faryab, says MoD

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May 15, 2020 - 16:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): An explosives-laden Humvee vehicle was destroyed in Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province, preventing a massive terrorist attack in the provincial capital, the Ministry of Defense said on Friday. A statement from the...
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23 Taliban killed in Maidan Wardak, Logar clashes

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May 01, 2020 - 12:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-three Taliban insurgents were killed and nine others injured in security forces defensive operations in central Maidan Wardak and Logar provinces, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Friday.
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21 Taliban killed, 22 inured in Balkh & Badghis: MoD

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Apr 13, 2020 - 11:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 21 Taliban militants have been killed and 22 others wounded in clashes with the security forces in Badghis and Balkh provinces, the Ministry of Defence said on Monday. The insurgents stormed security check-posts in the...
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Taliban suffer heavy casualties in Jawzjan, Badakhshan provinces: MoD

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Apr 12, 2020 - 18:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has rejected the Taliban claims of civilians’ casualties during Afghan security forces airstrikes in Badakhshan and Jawzjan provinces recently, according to a statement on Sunday. “As a result of Afghan...
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Security forces will return to offensive posture: Khalid

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Mar 09, 2020 - 10:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Defense Minister (MoD) Asadullah Khalid said on Monday the security forces would end their defensive stance by the end of this week if the Taliban did not stop attacks. Khalid made the announcement at a meeting that was also...
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Important Taliban base destroyed in Ghazni: MoD

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Feb 19, 2020 - 09:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): An important Taliban base has been destroyed in southern Ghazni province, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Wednesday. A statement from the ministry said Afghan Special Forces destroyed the militant base during an operation in...
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2 more graft-tainted Afghan generals suspended

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Feb 11, 2020 - 17:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): Another two Ministry of Defense (MoD) generals have been suspended and referred to the Attorney General Office (AGO) over corruption charges, a source said Tuesday. A MoD official, who wished to go unnamed, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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MoD probing Nangarhar insider attack with US team

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Feb 09, 2020 - 16:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Sunday confirmed two US and one Afghan army soldiers were killed and nine others including six Americans injured in last night’s insider attack in the Sherzad district of eastern Nangarhar province...
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15 Taliban fighters killed in AAF strikes: MoD

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Jan 21, 2020 - 15:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fifteen Taliban fighters have been killed in airstrikes by the Afghan Air Force (AAF) in southern Ghazni province, the Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday. Eleven insurgents were killed and their vehicle destroyed in the Gilan...
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Civilian casualties’ claim in Shindand being probed: MoD

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Jan 09, 2020 - 18:23
کابل، هرات (پژواک، ١٩ جدى ٩٨): وزارت دفاع ملی گوید که تلفات ملکى در حمله هوایی در ولسوالى شيندند هرات، بررسى مى شود.
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6 Taliban killed in Balkh clash: MoD

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Jan 03, 2020 - 20:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Six Taliban , including the group’s notorious commander, have been killed in northern Balkh province, a statement from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Friday. The Taliban militants were killed on Thursday night in the Joduk...
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11 Taliban killed in Maidan Wardak raid, airstrike

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Nov 09, 2019 - 14:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): Eleven Taliban have been killed during security operation and airstrike in two districts of Maidan Wardak province, a statement from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Saturday. The operations carried out in the Chak and Syedabad...
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Taliban could never capture Kunduz: Security bosses

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Aug 31, 2019 - 19:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The interior and defense ministries on Saturday said the Taliban ’s coordinated attack would never lead to the collapse of northern Kunduz province. Security forces in Kunduz province on Thursday claimed killing at least 33 Taliban...
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Over 60 militants killed, wounded nation-wide: MoD

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Jun 28, 2019 - 13:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the Taliban have claimed inflicting casualties on each side in the past 24 hours in different parts of the country. A statement from MoD claimed 37 Taliban were killed and injured and scores injured...
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38 militants killed in security forces operations nation-wide

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Jun 14, 2019 - 12:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): Thirty-eight militants have been killed in separate operations country-wide in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Friday. Security forces had conducted nine joint offensives and clearing operations, 78 special...
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31 rebels killed, 17 wounded in past 24 hours: MoD

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Jun 06, 2019 - 13:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Thursday said 31 insurgents have been killed and 17 others wounded in joint operations by Afghan forces in 11 provinces during the past 24 hours.
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