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Suicide Bomber Surrenders to Police in Helmand

A Taliban suicide bomber has surrendered to Afghan police in southern Helmand province, officials said Monday. Provincial governor officials said that the suicide bomber surrendered to police this afternoon in Mukhtar area in PD5 of Lashkargah City. According to the officials, the suicide bomber has confessed that Taliban insurgents had …

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Afghan Forces Kill 50 Taliban Militants in Kandahar

Afghan security forces have killed at least 50 Taliban insurgents during military operations in southern Kandahar province, a senior police official said Thursday. Provincial police chief, Gen. Abdul Razeq said the operations were conducted last night in Maiwand and Panjwayi districts of Kandahar province at a time when Taliban insurgents …

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Key Taliban Commander Killed in Nangarhar

A senior local commander of the Taliban has been killed during a special operation in eastern province of Nangarhar, local officials said Sunday. The commander identified as Qari Daoud was killed during special operation of Afghan intelligence operatives in Surkhrod district of the province, the provincial media office said a …

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Kidnappers, Killers of 12-Year-Old Boy Executed in Kabul

Three perpetrators who were convicted of kidnapping  and murdering a 12-years-old boy, named Abassin, in Kabul were hanged today in Pul-e-Charkhi prison, the Attorney General Office (AGO) said. Afghan Attorney General Office didn’t provide further details regarding the identity of the hanged criminals. Abassin, 14, was kidnapped around two years …

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