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188 civilians killed, injured in Taliban attacks: MoI

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Oct 24, 2020 - 16:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fifty-one civilians have been killed 137 others wounded in the Taliban attacks in the past one week, The Interior Ministry (MoI) on Saturday. The Taliban carried out 356 attacks during the period, the MoI wrote on its facebook page...
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8 civilians killed in Ghazni blast

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Oct 24, 2020 - 16:10
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eight civilians were killed and two policemen injured in back to back blasts in southern Ghazni province on Saturday, an official said. Police spokesman Ahmad Khan Seerat told Pajhwok Afghan News 8 civilians, including 3 women...
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Nimroz: 6 dam guards killed in Taliban attack

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Oct 24, 2020 - 12:09
KABUL / ZARANJ (Pajhwok): At least six National Public Protection Force (NPPF) personnel guarding a dam have been killed by Taliban in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Saturday.
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Taliban blow up major bridge in Herat

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Oct 24, 2020 - 12:06
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents have blown up a major highway bridge in western Herat province, an official said on Saturday.
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51 fighters killed, 23 hurt in Nangarhar raids, firefight

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Oct 24, 2020 - 11:19
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 51 Taliban insurgents have been killed a as result of airstrikes and clashes in eastern Nangarhar province, officials claimed on Saturday.
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24 ANA soldiers killed in attack on Nimroz base

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Oct 24, 2020 - 09:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-four Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel have been killed in a Taliban attack on a military base Nimroz province, officials say. The assault took place in the Deh Mazang locality of Delaram district on Friday, said the...
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Nearly $800m smuggled out of Afghanistan: Saleh

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Oct 23, 2020 - 15:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): First vice-president Amarullah Saleh on Friday said nearly $800 million in cash was smuggled out of the country last year. Saleh, who also has taken charge of Kabul security, wrote his Facebook page that Kabul’s first police...
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Man killed, 2 children injured in Khost blast

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Oct 23, 2020 - 14:57
KHOST (Pajhwok): One person was killed and two children injured in a bomb blast in the capital of southeastern Khost province on Friday. Police spokesman Adil Haider said the blast took place in the second police district of Khost city at about 1pm...
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Decision on popular online game PUBG soon: ATRA

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Oct 23, 2020 - 14:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Telecommunication Regularity Authority (ATRA) on Friday said it would decide soon on suspension of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) online game in light of the country’s laws. The authority said the Wolesi Jirga...
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Faryab religious scholar dies of bullet wounds

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Oct 23, 2020 - 12:24
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A prominent religious scholar died of his wounds in hospital after being shot injured by unknown attackers in this capital city of northern Faryab province on Friday. Maulvi Sheikh Rahmatullah was on his way to a mosque in Maimana...
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Rocket attack on Kabul city prevented: MoD

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Oct 23, 2020 - 12:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan National Army troops prevented a Taliban rocket attack on the central capital Kabul, the Ministry of Defense said on Friday. The MoD in a statement said the troops seized five ready-to-fire rockets in Paghman district. The...
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Pakistani rebels among 12 killed in Nangarhar

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Oct 23, 2020 - 12:00
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A dozen Taliban militants, half of them Pakistanis, have been killed and seven others injured in security forces’ operations in Nangarhar province, an official said on Friday. The rebels suffered casualties in retaliatory ground...
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Andarabi, son, driver injured in Baghlan blast

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Oct 23, 2020 - 10:29
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Former general Habib Andarabi, his son and driver were injured in a blast in this capital city of northern Baghlan province, police said on Friday. Police spokesman Ahad Javed Basharat said Andarabi was travelling in Pul-i-...
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2 Romanian soldiers injured in Kandahar blast

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Oct 22, 2020 - 16:05
کابل (پژواک،د لړم لومړۍ نېټه، ٩٩) : په کندهار ولايت کې د يوې چاودنې له امله د ناټو دوه رومانيايي سرتېري ټپيان شوي دي.
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Ghor families who lost beloved ones urge peace

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Oct 22, 2020 - 15:12
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): A young woman who lost her husband in a car bomb blast four days ago in Ferozkoh, the capital of western Ghor province, asked the Taliban and the government to reconcile and cease violence. Sixteen people were killed and over 150...
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Wealthy individual gunned down in Herat

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Oct 22, 2020 - 11:42
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a wealthy individual in western Herat province, an official said on Wednesday.
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Children not, Taliban killed in Takhan airstrike: MoD

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Oct 22, 2020 - 11:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Thursday said that seminary students not but armed Taliban were killed in an airstrike in northern Takhar province.
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Half of Herat residents without power supply

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Oct 22, 2020 - 11:26
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Power supply to half of western Herat province has been cut off as a result of a Taliban attack on an electricity pylon. Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) in said the power pylon was blown up in the Kalat-e-Ghazi village of...
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Scores of fighters killed in security operations

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Oct 22, 2020 - 11:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 74 Taliban insurgents have been killed and 26 others wounded in security operations in Kandahar, Kunduz and Uruzgan provinces.
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Order outside consulate Afghan responsibility: Diplomat

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Oct 21, 2020 - 19:31
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan ’s Consul General in Jalalabad Abdidullah on Wednesday said the responsibility to maintain order outside the consulate lied with Afghan authorities and individuals arriving at the visa window were important to them. He...
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