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Pneumonia kills 35 in Badakhshan

AT News KABUL: At least 35 people including women and children have died in the past few weeks due to pneumonia outbreak in Badakhshan province in the northwestern mountainous area, provincial health department confirmed. Dr. Noor Khawari, head of provincial public health department, said Saturday that the people had died …

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Two policemen killed in Helmand blast

AT News KABUL: In the wake of violence being surged recently in urban parts of the country, the interior ministry on Wednesday said that at least two policemen were killed in a roadside mine blast in Gerashk district of Helmand province. Three other police personnel received injuries, said Nasrat Rahimi, …

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Villages wiped out of Taliban in Kunduz

AT News KABUL: At least six villages have been wiped out of Taliban fighters during several military raids conducted by the Afghan security forces in northern Kunduz province, military officials said Monday. The Pamir “217” corps in a statement said that four Taliban militants have been killed during operations in …

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Taliban militants kill Islamic cleric in Herat

AT News KABUL: Local officials in western Herat province said that the Taliban fighters have assassinated Abdul Salam, a religious scholar in Kuhsan district of the province. “The incident took place on Sunday night in Zindajan village, where the Taliban have approached Salam’s home and opened fire on him in …

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Balkh blasts leave two children dead

AT News KABUL: Two children have been killed and nine other civilians received injuries in two back-to-back mine blasts in northern Balkh province on Tuesday morning. The Afghan children are bearing the biggest brunt of ongoing war that so far no end sees in sight. The blasts occurred in PD …

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Father kills his teenage daughter

AT News KABUL: A father has killed his 17-year-old daughter in northern Samangan province, official said Saturday. Provincial police spokesperson, Abdul Munir Rahimi, said the incident happed on Friday night. “Khalida, a 17-year-old girl was killed by her father in Charmgari village of Aybak city, Samangan.” The father used hunting …

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23 Taliban fighters killed in Kandahar

AT News KABUL: At least 23 Taliban militants were killed and 27 others injured, after Afghan security forces conducted operation in southern Kandahar province. Ministry of Interior on Monday in a statement said that 23 Taliban militants were killed and 27 others wounded during a clearance operation carried out by …

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Votes recount in two out of seven provinces completed

AT News KABUL: The Independent Election Commission (IEC) says it has started the recount process of polls in seven provinces, where supporters of presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah did not allow the process. According to the commission, recount and audit process in Punjshir and Jawzjan provinces have been completed. IEC technical …

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