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32 Taliban join peace process in Nangarhar

AT-KABUL: Thirty-two Taliban fighters along with three commanders surrender weapons and joined peace process in eastern Nangarhar province. The surrendered insurgents were involved in subversive activities in districts of Goshta, Nazian  said a statement issued by Nangarhar provincial press office. The insurgents severed their ties with Taliban fighters and joint …

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260 Taliban killed in Uruzgan operations

AT-KABUL: Some 260 Taliban fighters have been killed and 213 others were injured during operations in the southern province of Uruzgan, defense ministry said Monday. These insurgents were killed and wounded during the ground and air attacks by Afghan forces in the past five days, the ministry said in a …

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Two civilians killed in Kandahar bomb blast

AT-KABUL: Two civilians were killed in a roadside bombing in the southern Kandahar province, a local official said Sunday. The provincial governor spokesman Samim Ikhpelwak said the blast targeted a civilian van in Shah Wali Kot distract of the province on early morning. “They were traveling from Kandahar city to …

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20 militants shun violence in Helmand

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A 20-member group of Taliban fighters including a powerful commander Mullah Daud also known as Habash has denounced violence and reintegrated into civil society by joining the Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace and reconciliation process in the southern Helmand province, provincial official said Sunday. “A total of 20 …

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Airstrike killed 17 Daesh in Nangarhar

AT-KABUL: At least 17 fighters loyal to Daesh killed in an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province, said officials Sunday. “Afghan airstrike targeted Daesh fighters in Achin district, killing 17 fighters in Nangarhar province,” said Provincial Governor Spokesman Atullah Khogiani. He said that based on report all the killed fighters were …

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Four police killed in Kapisa bomb blast

AT-KABUL: Four police officers were killed and five others wounded in a roadside bombing in the north-eastern province of Kapisa, a local official said Saturday. Hussain Sanjani, head of provincial council said that the bomb targeted a senior officer Abdul Hakim Nejrabi’s vehicle in the Nejrab district late in Friday. …

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204 Taliban killed in Trinkot counterattack

KABUL: The security forces have given tit-for-tat response to the Taliban’s attack in Trinkot, the capital city of southern Uruzgan province, security officials said on Friday. “Around 204 insurgents were killed and 146 other injuries after heavy clashes erupted between Afghan security forces and the Taliban,” provincial governor spokesman Dost …

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Taliban take control of Omna district

AT-KABUL: After five days of continued fighting, Omna district of southeastern Paktika province has fallen to the Taliban, local officials said on Sunday. A security officials who wish to remain anonymous said that the district had been under siege for the past five days, and were collapsed on Saturday night. …

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