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Tag Archives: Afghan forces

At least 8 election commission employees killed in Afghanistan

KABUL: Taliban killed eight election commission employees inside a district center in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, officials said on Sunday. The employees of the Independent Election Commission were stationed at the government office in Maruf district to register voters when fighters of the hardline extremist group launched an attack. ...

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US, Afghan forces killed more civilians than insurgents: UN

NEW YORK: Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released Wednesday revealed. The bloody milestone comes as the US steps up its air campaign in Afghanistan while pushing for ...

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Militants storm Kabul spy training centre

KABUL: An assault on an Afghan intelligence facility claimed by Daesh ended Monday afternoon after police killed the attackers, an official said. “The attack has ended. Two attackers were killed… only two police were wounded,” said Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid, adding there were no civilian casualties. Militants had earlier ...

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