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At least 44 Taliban militants killed in Afghan province

At least 44 Taliban militants killed in Afghan province

Kabul, Aug 29 (UNI) At least 44 Taliban militants have been killed in northern Afghanistan's Kunduz province over the past couple of days as security forces stepped up operations in the area, said an Army statement on Saturday.

According to the statement, three local commanders of the armed group identified as Qari Abdullah alias Hijran, Mullah Khairullah nickname Qari Ahmad and Qari Hafiz were among those killed in the operations backed by warplanes in the restive Imam Sahib district.

Citing a senior army commander General Adam Khan Matin, the statement said that 37 more insurgents had been injured during the ongoing crackdown, news agency Xinhua reported.

Taliban militants who are active in parts of Kunduz province with Kunduz city as its capital 250 km north of Kabul, have yet to make comment on the report.
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At least 15 killed in stampede near Pakistan consulate in eastern Afghanistan

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21 Oct 2020 | 1:17 PM

Kabul, Oct 21(UNI) At least 15 people were killed when a stampede broke out out Pakistan's consulate in Jalalabad city where thousands of Afghans had gathered on Tuesday to apply for visas, officials in the eastern city of Jalalabad said on Wednesday.

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Gen Bajwa orders immediate inquiry into 'Karachi incident'

Gen Bajwa orders immediate inquiry into 'Karachi incident'

21 Oct 2020 | 12:00 PM

Islamabad, Oct 21 (UNI) Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the "Karachi incident", the military's media wing said.

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Explosion in Karachi's Gulshan-i-Iqbal area leaves 3 dead, 15 injured

Explosion in Karachi's Gulshan-i-Iqbal area leaves 3 dead, 15 injured

21 Oct 2020 | 11:53 AM

Islamabad, Oct 21 (UNI) An explosion in a building near Maskan Chowrangi in Karachi's Gulshan-i-Iqbal area on Wednesday killed 3 people and injured 15 others, Dawn News reported.

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Stampede in Afghanistan's Jalalabad,11 people killed many injured

21 Oct 2020 | 11:51 AM

Jalalabad, Oct. 21 (UNI) Eleven people were killed and 13 others injured in a stampede in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Afghanistan Nangarhar province, on Wednesday.

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Voters prefer Biden over Trump on almost all major issues

Voters prefer Biden over Trump on almost all major issues

21 Oct 2020 | 10:23 AM

Washington, Oct 21(UNI) According to the latest opinion polls Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice-President Joe Biden who leads President Trump, 50 percent to 41 percent, is preferred by most voters on all major issues, a New York Times report said.

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