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Khalid orders resumption of anti-Taliban operations

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Mar 20, 2020 - 09:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): The security forces have been directed to resume operations against the militants plotting attacks against them The acting defence minister issued the orders on on Thursday, saying there had been no decline in attacks by the enemy...
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20 Taliban, 4 civilians killed in Wardak airstrikes

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Jul 14, 2019 - 18:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): Government officials on Sunday claimed Taliban sustained heavy casualties in airstrikes in Jaghato district of central Maidan Wardak province, but some sources said civilians were also among the casualties. Maidan Wardak provincial...
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Afghan forces recapture 2 strategic areas in Maimana

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Jul 02, 2019 - 18:45
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials on Tuesday said Afghan forces have recaptured two strategic locations after a year in the outskirts of Maimana, capital of northwestern Faryab province. Abdul Karim Yourish, Faryab police spokesman told Pajhwok...
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Afghan govt slams Taliban’s spring offensive announcement

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Apr 13, 2019 - 18:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan government on Saturday condemned Taliban ’s announcement of launching their spring offensive ‘Al-Fath’ and said the insurgent group wanted to prolong its illegitimate war in Afghanistan . The Presidential Palace in a...
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Hundreds of Logar students miss entry test exam

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Mar 30, 2019 - 14:56
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Hundreds of students could not sit the university entrance test from Charkh district of central Logar province due to an ongoing operation against the Taliban in the district, residents and local officials claim. The entry test...
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18 Taliban fighters killed in Ghazni operation

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Feb 26, 2019 - 16:31
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials on Tuesday said at least 18 Taliban insurgents have been killed and a number of others arrested during ground and air operation in southern Ghazni province, but the Taliban rejected the claim. Ghazni governor’s...
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25 Taliban fighters killed in Kandahar operation

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Feb 13, 2019 - 18:28
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least 25 Taliban fighters have been killed and many of their hideouts destroyed by Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police forces in Arighistan district of southern Kandahar province, officials said on Wednesday...
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14 Taliban killed in ongoing Kapisa operation

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Jan 02, 2019 - 20:46
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Fourteen Taliban militants have been killed and seven others wounded during ongoing operations in the Nijrab district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Wednesday. Nijrab local police commander Abdul Sabor Safi...
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Special Forces torch 10 shops in Helmand’s bazaar

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Dec 16, 2018 - 16:51
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 10 opium selling shops were torched and one suspect detained during a Special Forces operation in southern Helmand province, an official said Sunday. Omar Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that...
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37 Taliban killed, 10 wounded in Logar operations

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Jul 03, 2018 - 14:09
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Thirty-seven Taliban militants have been killed and 10 others wounded during ground and air operations in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, an official said on Tuesday. Police spokesman Shahpur Ahmadzai told...
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Offensive soon to drive rebels from Gardez-Paktika road

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Jun 07, 2018 - 17:40
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A military operation would be launched soon to drive militants from the Gardez-Paktika highway in Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia province, officials said Thursday. The highway has been under Taliban control over the past...
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6 rebels killed, as many injured in Kuduz operation

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Apr 05, 2018 - 14:19
KUNUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Twelve militants have been killed and injured during Special Forces operation in the Khanabad district of northern Kunduz province, a statement from the governor house said on Thursday. During the operation the Hodkhel, Joy-e-...
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Only civilians affected in ongoing Uruzgan operation

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Apr 01, 2018 - 19:49
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Residents of central Uruzgan province are complaining that the ongoing operation in their province has not been productive and instead created problems for them. Dozens of people, who had gathered in front of the governor’s house...
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New operation on Lashkargh’s outskirts soon: police

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Mar 29, 2018 - 20:09
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Several areas surrounding Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, would be cleared of Taliban insurgents during an operation to be launched soon, the police chief said Thursday. Brig Gen. Abdul Ghafar Safi told a...
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Civilian casualties alleged in Nangarhar operation

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Mar 28, 2018 - 15:37
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Several civilians have suffered casualties and financial losses in an operation in the Sherzad district of eastern Nangarhar province, residents claimed on Wednesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok...
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62 villages in Faryab purged of Taliban presence

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Mar 18, 2018 - 15:53
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The administrative chief for southwestern Faryab province on Sunday said 62 villages of three districts had been cleared of militants during the Navid-8 operation.
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7 members of a family killed in Khost operation

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Feb 08, 2018 - 15:46
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Seven members of a family were killed during an operation of Afghan security forces in Alishir district of southeastern Khost province, an official said Thursday. Ali Jan Kochi, a member of the victim’s family, told Pajhwok...
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40 militants suffer casualties in Terinkot: Officails

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Jan 01, 2018 - 18:04
TERINKOT (Pajhwok): Local officials on Monday said dozens of militants suffered casualties during the ongoing operation in central Uruzgan province. Col. Rahmat Shah Qimati, Afghan National Army (ANA) commander for 4 th ground brigade told Pajhwok...
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Farah drug sellers flee as police launch crackdown

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Dec 28, 2017 - 15:58
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): After Pajhwok published a report about drug sales in western Farah province, police have launched an operation to arrest drug sellers and many of them have gone into hiding. According to the Pajhwok Afghan News report on...
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A dozen insurgents perish in new Jawzjan offensive

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Sep 25, 2017 - 18:57
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A dozen Taliban insurgents were claimed killed in a newly launched security operation in Khanqa district of northern Jawzjan province, the provincial police chief said on Monday. Brig. Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani told Pajhwok...
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