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Taliban commander killed in Helmand

AT-KABUL:  A Taliban commander along with his nine associates was killed in a joint operation carried out by the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in Sangin district of southern Helmand province. In a statement issued on Monday, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said that three militants were also …

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Helmand offensive; 32 insurgents killed, 49 wounded

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Fighting between Afghan security forces and the Taliban insurgents have continued for the last three days in Sangin district of Helmand province, in which 32 insurgents were killed and 49 others wounded, security official said. Three Afghan National Army were also killed in the attack. Clash erupted …

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Traffic accident leaves six dead in Herat

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: At least six people died and 12 others wounded in a traffic accident in western Herat province, local officials said on Tuesday. The accident took place early morning when a passenger bus collided with a truck in the Shindand district, said Jilani Farhad, provincial governor’s spokesman. “At …

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NDS seizes huge cache of ammunition in Balkh

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday said that an ammunition cache used by the enemies of the country, was discovered and confiscated in the northern Balkh province. In a statement, the NDS said the cache included 395 remote controls, 395 meters of explosives wire, 15 roadside bombs, …

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Six killed in Nangarhar

AT-KABUL: At least six people “all of them civilians” were killed and two others received injuries after their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in eastern Nangarhar province, provincial official said on Sunday. A woman and a child were also among the dead in the attack that took place in Pachiragam …

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Rampant kidnappings irk Jawzjan residents

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Failure of the relevant authorities to combat rampant abductions in Jawzjan province has irked the residents calling for massive crackdowns against the kidnapping rings. Scores of Jawzjan residents on Friday said that rampant kidnapping in Sheberghan, the provincial capital, has made their life miserable. They said that …

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Top Taliban commander killed in Wardak

AT-KABUL: A top commander of the Taliban insurgents was killed during an operation in central Wardak province, ministry of interior said Saturday. In a statement, the ministry said the insurgent commander was identified as Lal Zada also known as Farooq, who was killed during a special operation conducted in Ismail …

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Gunmen shot death five female in Kandahar

AT-KABUL: Five Kandahar airport female workers and their driver were shot death by unknown gunmen in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Saturday, provincial officials said. Provincial governor spokesman, Samim Khpolwak confirmed the incident, saying that the attack occurred in Khwaja Manda locality of the police district 4. The …

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NDS arrests three Pakistani terrorists in Kunar

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said Sunday its operatives arrested three Pakistani terrorists before they joined the loyalists of Daesh (Islamic States of Iraq and Syria) in the eastern Kunar province. The agency said in a statement the arrested terrorists were identified as Hazifa S/O Fatah, Hamza S/O …

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