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Badakhshan: Woman decapitated in Taliban-controlled district

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Mar 19, 2018 - 14:49
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A woman has been beheaded by Taliban in the insurgent-controlled Baharak district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Monday. Sunaullah Roohani, police spokesman, confirming the predawn incident to Pajhwok...
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3 killed, 8 wounded in Jalalabad blast

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Mar 19, 2018 - 14:12
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four supporters of Hizb-I-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) were killed and 11 others wounded in a blast in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said. Governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told...
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Woman commits suicide in Jawzjan

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Mar 19, 2018 - 13:58
SHEBERGHAN (Pajhwok): An 18-year-old woman in northern Jawzjan province has committed suicide by shooting herself to death, an official said on Monday. Governor Spokesman Mohammad Raza Ghafoori, told Pajhwok Afghan News the woman who committed...
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Harry had a brush with death in Garmser in 2007

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Mar 19, 2018 - 10:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): British Prince Harry had a brush with death during his tour of duty to Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand, reveals a new book. He was almost caught in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in the Garmser district of the...
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Protesters conditionally reopen Paktika-Ghazni road

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Mar 18, 2018 - 22:37
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Protesters in southeastern Paktika province reopened the Paktika-Ghazni highway conditionally on Sunday, ending a week-long blockade.
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5 police killed, 2 wounded in Ghazni attack

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Mar 18, 2018 - 17:05
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Five policemen were killed and two others wounded in a Taliban attack on their check-post in southern Ghazni province on Sunday, an official said.
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6 students wounded in Kabul grenade blast

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Mar 18, 2018 - 16:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Six students, including four girls, were wounded in a hand-grenade blast inside their private learning institute in Dash-i-Barchi area of Kabul City on Sunday.
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Fresh violence leave 1 civilian dead, 6 injured

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Mar 18, 2018 - 16:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and six other were wounded as a result of violent incidents in different parts of the country on Sunday, officials said. Nangarhar governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News three...
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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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ALP personnel among 4 dead in Faryab clash

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Mar 18, 2018 - 15:23
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Sunday said 11 Taliban insurgents and Afghan Local Police (ALP) members suffered casualties during a clash in northwestern Faryab province.
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Kabul mayor, others accused of misusing authority

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Mar 18, 2018 - 14:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Kabul Mayor Abdullah Habibzai and some other officials have been referred to the Attorney General Office (AGO) for misuse of authority. Habibzai, however, slams the charge a conspiracy against him.
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Prince Harry helped rescue Americans in Helmand

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Mar 18, 2018 - 12:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): In a dangerous rescue mission in southern Afghanistan, Prince Harry of Britain strafed the Taliban with bullets to help the Americans escape and airlift injured troops to safety. A media report quoted an Indiana citizen, whose son...
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2 children killed, 9 wounded in Khost explosion

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Mar 18, 2018 - 11:30
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Two children have been killed and nine others wounded in a bomb explosion in southeastern Khost province, police said on Sunday. A statement from the provincial police headquarters said the explosion took place near a seminary...
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Casualties as security forces, Taliban clash in Helmand

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Mar 17, 2018 - 20:56
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security forces and Taliban militants clashed in southern Helmand province last night, with both sides claiming to have inflicted casualties on the other. Abdul Basir Achakzai, 611 Highway Police commander, said the Taliban...
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60 Daesh rebels killed and wounded in Jawzjan offensive

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Mar 17, 2018 - 20:40
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Afghan forces killed and wounded at least 60 Islamic State militants during ground and air operations in Darzab and Qush Tepa districts of northern Jawzjan province, an official said Saturday. Mohammad Reza Ghafori, the...
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Ghazni hostages freed after deal with Taliban

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Mar 17, 2018 - 19:53
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two men kidnapped from Shirabad area of Qarabagh district in southern Ghazni province about two weeks ago have been released, sources said on Saturday. A fortnight ago, gunmen attacked a house in Shirabad area and killed two...
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8 civilians killed in Nangarhar night raid: Residents

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Mar 17, 2018 - 19:24
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces killed eight civilians during a night raid in Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province, local residents alleged on Saturday. They said the incident happened in Hadyakhelo locality on Friday night...
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Maimana-Mazar highway reopens after a year

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Mar 17, 2018 - 19:00
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Maimana-Mazar Shairf Highway has been reopened for traffic as a result of a security forces operation in northern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday, about one year after the road had been closed. Jannat Gul...
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KP govt closes JuD offices and seminaries

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Mar 17, 2018 - 14:02
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Offices of an outlawed outfit, its humanitarian wing and seminaries have been closed by Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, a private TV channel reported on Saturday. As part of a crackdown against the Haifz Saeed-led...
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Intelligence official gunned down in Zaranj

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Mar 17, 2018 - 13:56
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a senior intelligence officer in the capital of southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Saturday. A reliable source in the National Directorate of Security (NDS) office told Pajhwok...
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