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Afghan army raids: 3 dozen militants killed in raids

KABUL: At least 36 militants were killed and 18 wounded in multiple extensive military crackdowns within past day. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense, (MoD) said that Afghan National Army (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) personal has conducted …

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23 Taliban militants killed in Ghazni airstrike

KABUL: An airstrike has killed more than 23 Taliban militants and wounded seven in southern Ghazni province on Monday night, seven others wounded. Coalition air forces targeted a Taliban vehicle in which four suicide bombers were killed in Qurban area of Qarabagh district of Ghazni province, said a press statement …

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Election unlikely to be held in five Nangarhar districts

AT-KABUL: The October 20 parliamentary election is unlikely to be held in at least five districts of Nangarhar province due to high security threats, provincial security officials said. Provincial Police Chief, Gholam Sanayee Stanekzai said Monday that despite security forces’ hard work to provide security of the polling stations, high …

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No quorum: Parliament fails to hold Monday session

KABUL: The parliament’s hall was empty on Monday and no member was present to hold the general session. The parliament administrative board has limited its general sessions on for Monday’s because many MPs are busy for their campaigns to regain a parliament seat, but yesterday’s session was canceled because only …

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Taliban incur heavy casualties in Paktika skirmish

KABUL: At least 30 Taliban terrorists were killed during operations launched by security forces in southern Paktika province, according to reports. According to a statement General Command of Police Special Units (GCPSU) launched a successful Counter-Terrorism operation to clear some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and …

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Half of Afghan children suffer malnutrition

Nearly 41% of Afghan children under the age of five years suffer from chronic form of malnutrition, said UNICEF on Monday. The government in collaboration with UNICEF and partners joined hundreds of millions of people today in celebrating the annual Global Handwashing Day, emphasizing the importance of handwashing with soap …

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Scores of terrorists killed in post-conflict Ghazni

KABUL: Afghanistan National Security and Defense Forces in cooperation with the NATO forces raided Taliban hideouts in southern Ghazni province, killing 31 militants on Sunday night. At least 31 Taliban fighters were killed in Andar district of Ghazni province, after afghan forces conducted clearance operations supported by Resolute Support ground …

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49 militants dead in raids

KABUL: At least 49militants were killed and12others wounded in multiple extensive military crackdowns within past 24 hours. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense, (MoD) said that Afghan National Army (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) personal has conducted joint …

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