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6 workers gunned down near Bagram airfield

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Apr 17, 2020 - 09:42
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A suspected Taliban gunman shot to death six workers and wounded three others near the Bagram airfield in central Parwan province last night, an official said on Friday.
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Balkh: 2 tanks torched in Dawlatabad firefight

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Mar 20, 2020 - 12:05
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Two tanks have been torched during a firefight between the security forces and Taliban in northern Balkh province, police said on Friday. Both sides suffered casualties during the overnight clash in Dawlatabad district,...
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2 Taliban fighters killed in Ghazni clash

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Feb 27, 2020 - 13:20
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two Taliban militants have been killed and a third wounded during a clash with Afghan forces in Moqor district of southern Ghazni province, a statement from 01 Unit said Thursday. The statement said that Taliban militants...
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Kandahar officials claim Taliban violate truce, attack forces

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Feb 23, 2020 - 17:55
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Violating the just started weeklong temporary truce, Taliban militants waged attacks on Afghan forces at two separate locations in southern Kandahar province, officials said Sunday. Local officials said the first attack from...
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9 drug addicts gunned down in Kabul, say police

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Feb 16, 2020 - 12:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead nine drug addicts and injured a tenth in Kabul, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman Firdos Faramarz, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Koh-i-Qargharea in limits of the 6...
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4 policemen, 2 civilians killed in Helmand car bombing

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Feb 09, 2020 - 09:18
LASHKARGAN (Pajhwok): At least four policemen and two civilians have been killed and two other policemen wounded in a car suicide bombing in Greshk district of southern Helmand province, officials said on Sunday. Greshk police chief, Lt. Col...
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‘Taliban shot dead an Islamic scholar in Herat’

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Feb 03, 2020 - 18:19
شهرهرات (پژواک، ١٤ دلو ٩٨): مسئولان حکومتى هرات مى گويند که طالبان، یک عالم دین را در اين ولايت تیرباران کرده اند.
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8 militants including 2 Pakistanis killed in Helmand raids

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Dec 23, 2019 - 14:27
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Eight Taliban militants, including two Pakistani nationals, have been killed in security operations in the Garmser district of the southern Helmand province, an official said on Monday. Bahir Ahmadi, the Kandahar governor’s...
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US military convoy comes under attack in Logar

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Nov 12, 2019 - 15:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): A US military convoy came under suicide attack in central Logar province on Tuesday but information about casualties was not immediately available. The incident happened on the the Kabul-Paktia highway at around 11am when a car bomb...
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Abdullah to security forces: Arrest Haqyar’s attack plotters

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Oct 31, 2019 - 16:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday condemned an armed attack on a political analyst, Hassan Haqyar, and asked security organs to capture those behind the plot after the arrest of the attacker and bring...
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Maidan Wardak governor survives bomb attack

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Oct 20, 2019 - 18:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): The governor of central Maidan Wardak province on Sunday survived a car bombing but three traffic officers were killed in the capital of the province, officials said. Mohibullah Sharifzai, governor’s spokesman told Pajhwok Afghan...
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‘9 civilians suffer casualties in Taliban attack in Ghor’

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Oct 02, 2019 - 18:03
FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Local officials on Wednesday claimed two civilians were killed and seven others injured in a Taliban attack on Laqak area on the outskirts of Firozkoh, capital of western Ghor province. Abdulhai Khatibi, Ghor governor’s spokesman...
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Assailants among 7 killed in Jalalabad attack

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Sep 19, 2019 - 00:49
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four people, including two civilians, and three Taliban attackers were killed during a bomb and gun attack on an electronic national identity card center in this capital city of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday. A dozen...
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16 killed, 119 injured in Kabul explosion

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Sep 03, 2019 - 09:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 16 people were killed and 119 others wounded when an explosion targeted Green Village Camp in capital Kabul on Monday night, officials said. The target of the attack which took place around 10pm Monday night was Green...
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Kabul attack ends after all 5 assailants eliminated

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Jul 01, 2019 - 21:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior said on Monday that the brazen attack near Gulbahar township in Kabul came to an end with the killing of all five attackers involved. Six people were killed and 84 others wounded in the attack.
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Kabul car bomb attack widely condemned

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Jul 01, 2019 - 20:38
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani, former president Hamid Karzai, Senate chairman Fazl Hadi Muslimyar, Iran and Pakistan strongly condemned a Taliban -claimed car bombing that wounded dozens of people and killed three persons in Kabul.
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Policeman killed in attack on Baghlan ancient site

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Jun 24, 2019 - 17:08
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Gunmen stormed a security check-post guarding ancient monuments in northern Baghlan province, killing one policeman and injuring another two on Sunday. Information and Culture Department head Zakria Nasari told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Ethiopia unrest leaves army chief, regional president dead

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Jun 24, 2019 - 15:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ethiopia's army chief was shot dead by his bodyguard just hours after an attempted coup in Amhara state left the regional president and another top adviser dead, a spokeswoman for the prime minister said on Sunday. The spokeswoman...
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9 killed, 12 injured as bomber hits police vehicle in Jalalabad

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Jun 13, 2019 - 17:59
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber on foot targeted a police vehicle in this capital city of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, killing at least nine people, including two children, officials said. The attacker set off his explosives as an...
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9 upraising group members killed in Faryab clash

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Jun 12, 2019 - 15:54
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least nine members of an upraising group have been killed in a Taliban attack on their posts in Garziwan district of northwestern Faryab province, officials said Wednesday. Mullah Faizullah, chief of Garziwan district, told...
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