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UNAMA worker killed in Kandahar

AT-KABUL: A female employee of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) was killed by unknown gunmen in the city of Kandahar, official sources said on Monday. Spokesman for the provincial governor, Samim Khpalwak, said on Monday that Toor Pekai Olfat, an Afghan national, was on her way to …

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Most parts of Kunduz cleared of Taliban: MoI

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Monday said that Afghan security forces have cleared most parts of Kunduz city of the Taliban militants. Siddiq Siddiqi, spokesman for the MoI, while commending progress of security forces in Kunduz province said that most parts of Kunduz city have been cleared …

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Security on high alert: Kabul police

Capital police arrests 182 criminals   AT-KABUL: Amid growing security concerns, Kabul Police on Monday assured residents and foreigners of foolproof security measures in Kabul. Speaking at a press conference here on Monday, Kabul Police Chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said that law enforcement agencies were all set to foil terror …

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Talks possible if Pakistan stops aiding terrorists: CEO

KABUL: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, commenting on the Pakistani prime minister’s remarks about the revival of Afghan peace talks, said on Monday the government in Kabul would welcome such move if Islamabad stopped supporting terrorist groups. A day earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told a press conference …

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2 ANA soldiers killed in Bamyan helicopter crash

A military helicopter crashed in central Bamyan provinceon Monday, killing two people aboard and wounding five others, an official said. Abdur Rahman Ahmadi, the governor’s spokesman, said the helicopter — flying from Bamyan to southern Kandahar province — crashed in Qazan area in the afternoon. He said two people onboard …

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15 Taliban including key commander killed in Farah

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: At least 15 Taliban militants including a key commander have been killed by Afghan security forces during a clearance operation in the western Farah province on Sunday, said an official. A senior army officer General Taj Mohammad Jahid said that the Afghan security forces have conducted a …

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13 wounded in Maidan Wardak road accident

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Thirteen civilians including five women and three children have sustained injuries in a traffic accident on Sunday in Maidan Wardak province, official sources said. According to the media office of Maidan Wardak governor, the incident occurred in Shirazi Baba area of Sayed Abad district on Kabul-Ghazni highway. …

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