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300 US Marines to Deploy in Helmand


The United States will send a new task force of military advisers to southern Helmand province this spring, US senior Marine officers said. About 300 US Marines with a unit called Task Force Southwest will deploy, advising the Afghan army’s 215th Corps and Afghan national police with the 505th Zone. …

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Terrorists Indirectly Receive Parts of Mine’s Revenue in Nangarhar :MoMP


Officials in Ministry of Mines and Petroleum have expressed concerns over illegal extraction of the mines in Nangarhar saying terrorist specially Taliban and Daesh militants are being beefed indirectly by digging mines. Chief office of Projects in Ministry of mines and petroleum Zabiullah Sarwari said, “Terrorists especially Taliban, Daesh are …

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Weapons Cache of Taliban, 2 Heroin-Making Factories Destroyed in Nangarhar


Two heroin manufacturing factories and a Taliban cache of weapons were destroyed in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Saturday, the Afghan ministry of interior said. According to the statement released on Sunday, during a counter-narcotic operation, the Afghan Police Special Forces discovered and destroyed two factories which were producing and …

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Suicide Bomber Hits Police Humvee in Lashkargah


Suicide attacker targeted Afghan security forces Humvee in Lashkargah city of Helmand province, local officials confirmed on Monday. Provincial governor spokesman Omar Zwak said the incident took place when the provincial security chief and other officials were on their way to launch an operation to re-open Kandahar-Lashkargah highway. Initial reports suggest …

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NDS arrests suicide bomber in Paktika


The National Directorate of Security – Afghanistan’s intelligence agency (NDS) has arrested a trained suicide bomber in southern, Paktika province of Afghanistan. According to a statement released by the Spy Agency on Saturday, Abdul Bari was arrested with the support of police forces before he manage to carry out an …

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Gunmen Kidnap ICRC Employee in Kunduz


An employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been abducted from Ali-Abad district in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan. Initially, four members of staff working for the ICRC including a foreign national were pulled from a vehicle by unknown gunmen in Ali-Abad district of Kunduz on …

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