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Explosion jolted Herat City

  An explosion jolted western Herat city of Afghanistan. Provincial police spokesman, Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi confirmed the incident, said at least one civilian person was killed and five others including a policeman were wounded in the blast. According to the reports the blast has occurred in the minarets road of …

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NDS arrests Taliban leaders in Helmand

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) – Afghanistan’s Intelligence Agency has arrested 2 Taliban leaders in Southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. According to a statement released by the Afghan Spy Agency on Thursday, a key local Taliban leader who was involved in killing of 30 Afghan Local Police (ALP) forces …

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Top ISIS leader killed in Nangarhar

A key commander with the Islamic State militant group has been killed in a military operation in Nangarhar, Afghan security forces say.  According to BBC, Saad Emarati was one of the founders of the IS group’s Afghanistan-Pakistan branch, and led several attacks against the Taliban and the government. Afghan officials …

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Flood kills 7 people in Khost

Seven people including women and children lost their lives in flash downpour and flash floods that showered the eastern Khost province on Monday, officials said. “The flash flooding has hit two vehicles in Yaqobi area of Sabri district,” deputy governor of Khost, Shir Padsha Urgoni, told Ariana News. He added …

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