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30 Taliban militants surrender in Herat

At least 30 Taliban militants, including a group commander, have handed in their weapons to the Afghan security forces in western Herat province, said the Defense Ministry in a statement Sunday. According to the statement, a Taliban commander and his 29 fighters surrendered in Austora village of Chesht-e-Sharif district, Herat. …

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Quick Reaction Force airstrikes cause heavy casualties to Taliban and civilians – Herat

The airstrikes in Shindand district of Herat on Wednesday left 60 civilian casualties killing Mullah Nangialai, a commander of a fractured branch of the Taliban. Toryalai Taheri, the deputy head of Herat Provincial Council, told Ariana News that as a result of the drone airstrike by the Quick Reaction Force …

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Kidnappers Apprehended – Herat 

National Directorate of Security (NDS) has arrested a group of kidnappers, Herat province, Afghanistan. The kidnappers got arrested red-handed while abducting the child of a businessman in PD^5, Herat city. Jilani Farhad, Herat Gov. Spokesperson told Ariana News. According to NDS the detainees, whose names are Noor Aqa, Nazir Ahmad, and Eidi Mohammad, admitted …

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Abdullah Holds Campaign Rally in Herat

Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah held a huge campaign rally in western Herat province of Afghanistan on Tuesday. The majority of parliamentarians representing Herat province in the National Assembly announced their support from Mr. Abdullah’s electoral team. Speaking to his supporters, Abdullah emphasized on free and transparent elections. He claimed that …

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