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20 People Killed, 3 District Centers Fall to Taliban in 24 Hrs


KABUL – At least 20 people—including civilians and military personnel—have been killed in fighting across the country between Afghan security forces and the Taliban in the past 24 hours. Three district centers have fallen to the Taliban during this period. Meanwhile, lawmakers from Sar-e-Pul province in the Parliament said that …

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5 Polio Workers Killed, 4 Wounded in Nangarhar Attacks

Polio workers killed in Nangarhar attacks

JALALABAD – Five workers in a polio vaccination campaign were killed and four more were wounded in five separate attacks in Nangarhar province on Tuesday morning, said Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor. The attacks were perpetrated by unknown armed men in Sorkh Rod and Khogyani districts and the …

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Blast in Jalalabad Kills 2 Civilians, Injures 10 Others

Blasts Jalalabad

JALALABAD – At least two civilians were killed, and 10 other people were wounded in a blast targeting a security force convoy in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday morning, the provincial governor’s spokesperson Attaullah Khogyani said. The blast occurred in the Bargeno area of PD4 in Jalalabad city, the capital …

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District Governor, Two Guards Injured in Bomb Blast

district governor nangarhar blast

JALALABAD – Sharifullah Fazli, the district governor of Kama, and two of his security guards were wounded in a blast in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Thursday morning, a security official, who wished not to be named, said. The incident happened in Behsud district in Nangarhar province when a …

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6 DABS Employees Wounded in Nangarhar Blast

Nangarhar Blast

JALALABAD – Six people were wounded in a blast that targeted a vehicle carrying the employees of the country’s power distributor, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Thursday morning, DABS said in a statement. The incident happened at around 9 am local time in …

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5 Policemen Killed in Kabul, Nangarhar Attacks

5 policemen killed in Kabul, Nangarhar

KABUL – At least five policemen were killed in Kabul and Nangarhar provinces in the past 12 hours, officials said Tuesday. One police force member was killed and one more was wounded in an attack by unidentified armed men in the Chawk-e-Arghandi area in Paghman district, Kabul province, on Tuesday …

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Three Female Polio Vaccinators Shot Dead in Nangarhar

Polio workers killed in Nangarhar attacks

JALALABAD – At least three members of polio vaccination team, all of them women, were shot dead by unknown assailants in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, local officials said. Attaullah Khogyani, the provincial administration’s spokesman, told that the incident took place before noon in the provincial capital Jalalabad on the …

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Seven Factory Workers Killed in Nangarhar

Mes Aynak copper mine

JALALABAD – Seven factory workers in Sorkhurd district in Nangarhar were killed by unknown gunmen on Wednesday night, the provincial police chief, Major General Juma Gul Himmat said Thursday. According to Himmat, four suspects have been arrested in connection with the incident. Sources in Nangarhar, meanwhile, said the victims had …

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Three Female TV Employees Killed in Nangarhar

three female tv employees killed in Nangarhar

JALALABAD – Armed men gunned down three female employees of Enikaas TV in Jalalabad city on Tuesday, officials confirmed. Officials at the TV network have confirmed that three of their employees were attacked at around 4:00 pm Tuesday by unknown gunmen in PD4 of Jalalabad city. Three employees – Mursal …

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