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    Kabul sends in commandos as Taliban surround Afghan city

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 02:29am on July 09, 2021

    Plumes of smoke billowed over a provincial Afghan capital Thursday as fighting raged between the Taliban and government forces for a second straight day. The...

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    Taliban launch assault on Afghan provincial capital

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 01:08am on July 08, 2021

    The Taliban launched a major assault on a provincial capital in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the first since the US military began its final drawdown of...

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    11 killed as bomb hits Afghan bus

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 10:03pm on June 06, 2021

    At least 11 civilians including four women and three children were killed when a roadside bomb struck a bus in Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, in...

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    Taliban kill 12 pro-govt militiamen in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 10:21pm on January 16, 2021

    Two Taliban fighters who had infiltrated a base of pro-government Afghan militiamen killed 12 of them, officials and the insurgent group said Saturday. The night-time...

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    12 killed in Afghanistan car bombing

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 12:44am on October 19, 2020

    A car bomb Sunday targeting an Afghan police headquarters in the western province of Ghor killed at least 12 civilians and wounded more than 100,...

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    Taliban kill more than 20 Afghan commandos

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 06:34pm on July 17, 2019

    At least 20 Afghan commandos were killed in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, marking yet another loss for the elite troops...

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    Four Afghan forces killed as Taliban attack hotel compound

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 12:40am on July 14, 2019

    Four Afghan security forces were killed Saturday when Taliban insurgents attacked a hotel, officials said, as violence continues across Afghanistan despite US-led efforts to end...

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    18 killed as Taliban strike near historic minaret

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 04:46pm on May 29, 2019

    Taliban fighters have stormed several security posts providing protection to Afghanistan’s historic minaret of Jam, cutting access to the UNESCO World Heritage Site and killing...