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1 Killed, 5 Injured As ‘Taliban-Fired’ Rocket Hits Civilian House In Nangarhar

A civilian was killed and five others wounded by a Taliban-fired rocket in Surkh-Rod district of Nangarhar province on Wednesday afternoon, local officials said. Provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani told Ariana News the incident occurred during clashes between Afghan forces and Taliban militants in Fatah Abad area of the district …

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ISIS Leader Killed in Kunar Airstrike

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan (ISIS-K) Emir, Abdul Rahman has been killed in an airstrike in Kunar province, NATO’s Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan confirmed in a statement on Sunday. “The death of Abdul Rahman deals yet another blow to the senior leadership of ISIS-K,” said General John …

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Jani Khel District Falls Again to Taliban

Taliban militants retook control of Jani Khel district in eastern Paktia province late on Wednesday, a police official confirmed. “The security forces have tactically retreated about one kilometer from the center of the district,” said provincial police chief Tooryalay Abdyani. He emphasized that Afghan forces are busy planning to retake …

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Islamic State Is Recruiting In Kunar: Provincial Governor

The governor of Afghanistan’s northeastern Kunar province on Friday expressed concerns over the Islamic State (IS) group recruitment process in the province. “Daesh [the Arabic acronym for the IS group] has launched recruiting people in Kunar province,” said Kunar governor Wahidullah Kalimzay,” but they haven’t been in action yet.” He …

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