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COAS condemns terrorist attack on US forces in Kandhar

ISLAMABAD: Condemning the terrorist attack on the United States Forces in Kandhar, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday offered heartfelt condolences over the death of two Special Forces soldiers in the incident. “We fully understand the loss and pain of victims’ families as Pakistan is undergoing a similar trial…

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COAS condemns Kabul, Kandhar’s terror attacks

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa Wednesday condemned yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Kabul and Kandhar. The COAS expressed grief on the loss of precious lives,” according to a tweet posted by Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major Gen. Asif Ghafoor. “Pakistan Army stands with Afghan people and forces against terrorism,”…

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PIA plane survives rocket attack in Kandhar, Afghanistan

Staff ReportISLAMABAD: Unidentified miscreants fired rockets near Afghanistan’s Kandahar airport while a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane was on the tarmac ready for departure, SAMAA reports on Tuesday.The flight PK-199, with 42 passengers on board, was ready to depart for Quetta when eight to 10 rockets were fired from multiple sides close to the airport.However,…

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Afghan President Karzai's brother murdered in Kandhar

KANDAHAR: Ahmad Wali Karzai, a brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai and one of the most powerful men in southern Afghanistan, was killed on Tuesday, an official and a family member confirmed. “I confirm that Ahmad Wali was killed inside his house,” said Zalmay Ayoubi, spokesman for the governor of Kandahar province, where Ahmad Wali…

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540 Taliban inmates escape from Kandhar Prison

Staff ReportKANDHAR: More than 540 Taliban inmates have escaped from Kandhar Prison, SAMAA reported on Monday.The Director of Kandhar Prison, Ghulam Dastagir, has confirmed escape of 540 Taliban prisoners have managed to escape from his jail.Dastagir informed that the Taliban dug a many hundred meters long tunnel for their escape and they executed their escape’s…

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