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22 militants killed in Sar-i-Pul

AT-KABUL: As many as 22 Taliban militants have been killed and nearly 30 others injured in an operation by security forces in northern Sar-i-Pul province, said official sources on Tuesday. Provincial Police Chief, Abdul Qayum Baqizai, said that 22 militants were killed and 30 others injured in an operation that …

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70 Taliban killed in Helmand

AT-KABUL: As many as 70 Taliban insurgents have been killed and dozens suffered injuries during the past two weeks of security offensive in Gereshk district of southern Helmand province, officials said on Saturday. The governor of Gereshk district Mohammad Fahim Musazai said that 70 Taliban have been killed and dozens …

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Four Nangarhar-based ISIS commanders relinquish violence

AT-KABUL: Four prominent ISIS commanders joined the government in eastern Nangarhar province, said the National Directorate of Security (NDS). The NDS in a press statement issued on Tuesday said that four commanders of the ISIS, also known as Daesh, joined the government in Kot district of the province. The Daesh …

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2 injured as police official survives roadside bomb

AT-KABUL: Two people were injured as an official at the Nangarhar Police Headquarters on Saturday survived a roadside bomb attack in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province. The governor’s spokesman, Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, said that the bomb hit the pick-up of Abdul Mohammad Kamawal, an official at the police headquarter close …

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6 civilians kidnapped in Ghazni

AT-KABUL: Unidentified armed men have abducted six civilians in Gilan district of Ghazni province, chief of the provincial council said on Saturday. Head of the council Khaliqdad Akbari said that unknown armed men stopped a bus in Dalan desert of Gilan district on late Friday and abducted six civilians, including …

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Security forces retake Chardara district

AT-KABUL: Ministry of Defense on Wednesday said that Chardara district of northern Kunduz province has been retaken from the insurgents last night. In a press statement issued here, Ministry of Defense (MoD) said that Afghan Special Forces and soldiers succeeded in retaking Chardara district. The district was considered to be …

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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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13 rebels killed, 18 wounded in Wardak clashes

At least 13 militants were killed and another 18 wounded during separate clashes with Afghan forces in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Thursday. Governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said 12 rebels were killed and 18 injured in Afghan security forces’ ambushes in Dawran Khail, Biskamand valley, Noor Khail and …

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