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8 security personnel killed in Kunduz attack

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Oct 18, 2020 - 13:18
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least eight security personnel have been killed in a Taliban attack in northern Kunduz province.
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2 women killed as mortar shell hits civilian house

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Oct 18, 2020 - 12:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two women have been killed and as many children wounded in a mortar attack in the Deh Rawood district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Sunday.
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Falcon smuggling attempt thwarted in Karachi

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Oct 18, 2020 - 11:17
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): An attempt to smuggle dozens of endangered falcons worth more than a million dollars out of Pakistan has been foiled. Customs officials claimed on Saturday seizing 75 falcons and a houbara bustard near Karachi in an anti-...
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10-km road being built in Taliban-controlled area

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Oct 17, 2020 - 19:11
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): In a rare development, Taliban insurgents will oversee construction work on a 10-kilomter road being built in Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia province.
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Blast kills religious scholar inside Nangarhar seminary

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Oct 17, 2020 - 18:44
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A religious scholar was killed in a bomb blast inside his bedroom at a seminary in Sararud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, an official said.
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Kabul gathering buries symbolic war coffin

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Oct 17, 2020 - 17:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some civil society representative, religious scholars, disabled persons and family members of war victims on Saturday buried a symbolic coffin of war in Kabul and demanded durable peace and security in the country. The participants...
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40 Taliban, 11 security forces killed in Badakhshan

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Oct 17, 2020 - 15:49
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Police on Saturday said 40 Taliban insurgents and 11 security personnel have been killed during three days of clashes in northeastern Badakhshan province.
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53 weapons seized, smuggler held in Nangarhar

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Oct 17, 2020 - 14:48
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A smuggler has been arrest with 53 weapons in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.
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4 detained with 79 kg of heroin in Kabul

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Oct 17, 2020 - 12:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police have detained four drug smugglers with 79 kilograms of heroin in Kabul, an official said on Saturday.
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3 policemen killed in Parwan roadside bombing

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Oct 17, 2020 - 10:41
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A district crime branch chief was killed chief along with two other policemen in a roadside bombing in central Parwan province on Saturday, an official said.
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4 NATO Humvees set alight in Khyber attack

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Oct 17, 2020 - 09:57
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Four Humvees of Afghanistan -based NATO forces have been torched in an attack in Pakistan ’s tribal district of Khyber. Unidentified gunmen attacked a convoy and set alight the armoured vehicles that were being transported by two...
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15 people injured injured in grenade attack on wedding party

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Oct 16, 2020 - 14:43
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Fifteen people have been wounded in a grenade attack on a wedding ceremony in northern eastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Friday. Police Spokesperson Sanaullah Rohani said the incident happened on Thursday night in...
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Nangarhar: 8 men get up to 14 years in jail

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Oct 15, 2020 - 18:19
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Appellate Court in eastern Nangarhar province has sentenced eight individuals to jail terms from one to 14 years for committing various crimes, the court said in a statement on Thursday.
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Taliban capture 8 border policemen in Herat

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Oct 15, 2020 - 16:13
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Eight border policemen have been captured by armed Taliban militants in the Ghorian district of western Herat province, said the district chief on Thursday. Farhad Khademi, the Ghorian district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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Taliban raids near Herat City worry residents

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Oct 15, 2020 - 16:08
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Provincial Council (PC) members, civil society activists and residents of western Herat province on Thursday expressed their concern over increasing Taliban attacks in districts near the provincial capital. They said Taliban...
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Captured rare birds released into Jawzjan wild

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Oct 15, 2020 - 14:04
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The Department of Environment Protection on Thursday said it released 52 rare birds into the wild in northern Jawzan province after preventing their smuggling. Khojasteh Qayam Talash, director of environment protection, told...
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6 policemen wounded in Zabul car-bombing

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Oct 15, 2020 - 12:15
QALAT (Pajhwok): At least six policemen were wounded as result of a car-bombing in Qalat city, capital of southern Zabul province, on Thursday morning, an official said. Police spokesman Lajwar Khan told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban militants...
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ANA base in Wardak comes under bomb attack

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Oct 15, 2020 - 10:50
کابل(پژواک، ۲۴ تله ۹۹): ځينې سرچينې وايي، د ميدان وردګو د مرکز ميدانښار اړوند په شهیدانو سیمه کې د ملي اردو پر یوه مرکز موټربم برید شوی او د شپې د دغه ولایت په مرکز کې جګړه هم روانه وه.
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Lashkargah situation grave for civilians: AI

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Oct 15, 2020 - 10:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): Amnesty International (AI) has sought a safe passage for civilians out of the embattled capital of southern Helmand province. As a result of intense fighting between government and Taliban forces, all exit routes from Lashkargah...
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24-year-old appointed as district police chief

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Oct 14, 2020 - 20:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): A 24-year-old youth has been appointed as a district police chief in northern Balkh province.
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