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Over 60 key Taliban commanders killed in south: Govt

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Nov 15, 2020 - 18:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 60 key Taliban commanders have been killed in recent clashes with security forces in southern Helmand and Kandahar provinces, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Sunday. Taliban militants have intensified their attacks...
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‘134 civilians killed, 289 injured in Taliban attacks’

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Nov 15, 2020 - 18:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 130 civilians have been killed and 289 others injured in Taliban attacks in the past 25 days, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Sunday. The Taliban carried out more than 200 bomb blasts and 15 suicide attacks in...
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Awareness vital for controlling diabetes: MoPH

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Nov 15, 2020 - 15:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Health officials on Sunday expressed their concern about the surge in diabetes cases and urged more steps to spread awareness regarding the dangerous illness. Dr. Abdul Qadir, acting head of Public Health Ministry Finance and...
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Notorious kidnapper detained in Nangarhar

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Nov 15, 2020 - 12:17
جلال اباد (پژواک،۲۵ لړم ۹۹): د ننګرهار ولايت چارواکي وايي، د ملي امنیت منسوبینوپه ننګرهار کې د انسان تښتونکو د بانډ هغه مشرنيولى چې په لسګونو اختطافونو کې په لاس لرلو تورن دی.
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4 border police, 3 Taliban killed in Farah clash

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Nov 14, 2020 - 15:42
FARAH (Pajhwok): Four border policemen and three insurgents have been killed during a clash in western Farah province near the border with Iran, police said on Saturday. Police spokesman Mohibullah Mohib told Pajhwok Afghan News the clash erupted at...
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15 insurgents killed in Nangarhar raids

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Nov 14, 2020 - 15:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 15 Taliban insurgents have been killed and seven others wounded in air and ground operations in Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. The militants carried out coordinated attacks...
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14 doctors injured in Panjsher traffic accident

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Nov 14, 2020 - 14:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fourteen doctors, including females, were injured as a result of a traffic accident in central Panjsher province on Saturday morning, an official said. The casualties happened in the morning when an Emergency Hospital vehicle...
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Border police commander killed in Balkh blast

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Nov 14, 2020 - 11:23
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): At least three security personnel, including a commander of border forces, have been killed in northern Balkh province, an official said on Saturday. Hanif Rezaee, a spokesman for the 209 th Shaheen Military Corps, told...
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Mastermind behind varsity attack arrested: Saleh

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Nov 14, 2020 - 11:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fist Vice President Amrullah Saleh claimed on Saturday the mastermind behind the Kabul University attack had been arrested. At least 22 individuals, mostly student, were killed and 39 others wounded in the assault on the Kabul...
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10 security personnel killed in overnight Kunduz attack

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Nov 13, 2020 - 14:11
KUNUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Ten security personnel have been killed and seven others injured in the Taliban attack in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Friday. The Taliban attacked security personnel compound in the Bala Hisar locality of Imam...
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Taliban overrun Uruzgan’s Dihrawod district: Police

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Nov 13, 2020 - 11:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban captured the Dihrawod district of central Uruzgan province after two months of fighting, an official said on Friday. District Police Chief Jan Mohammad Karimi told Pajhwok Afghan News said the Taliban captured district...
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Situation worsens in Hesarak, residents flee homes

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Nov 12, 2020 - 19:07
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of militants have besieged the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province over the past three days, well-placed sources said Thursday. There are also media reports that the Hesarak district has fallen into the hands...
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UIM chief Youldash’s son killed in Faryab: MoD

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Nov 12, 2020 - 15:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): Aziz Youldash, the son of Uzbekistan Islamic Movement (UIM) chief Tahir Youldash, has been killed in a security forces operation in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Thursday. Rohullah Ahmadzai, spokesperson for the...
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Upraising commander killed in Samangan

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Nov 12, 2020 - 13:00
AIBAK (Pajhwok): An upraising group commander has been killed in a Taliban attack in Aibak, capital of northern Samangan province, officials said Thursday.
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Azadi Radio journalist killed in Helmand blast

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Nov 12, 2020 - 11:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): A journalist of Azadi Radio was killed and three others including a reporter were wounded in a bomb explosion in southern Helmand province on Thursday. Governor’s spokesman, Omar Zwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Elyas Dayee, a...
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2 years on, Farah murder case yet to be probed

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Nov 11, 2020 - 18:38
KABUL (Pajhwok): Abdul Jabar, brother of Wolesi Jirga member Abdul Satar, a resident of western Farah, killed his nephew Mohammad Hussain two years ago, but he is yet to be arrested or prosecuted.
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3 individuals gunned down in Jawzjan

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Nov 11, 2020 - 11:06
SHEBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead, including head of district development assembly in the Faizabad district of northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Wednesday. Alif Shah, district’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok...
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4 security personnel killed in 2 incidents of violence

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Nov 11, 2020 - 09:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Four security personnel were killed as a result of magnetic bomb blast and gun attack in Kabul, an official said on Wednesday.
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Civilians among 14 killed in Kunduz violence

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Nov 10, 2020 - 15:22
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A clash and airstrike left four security forces, seven civilians and three Taliban insurgents dead in Khanabad district of northern Kunduz province, an official said Tuesday.
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