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International News
Senior Afghan intelligence chief killed, 6 wounded in Nangarhar Province
 
Kabul: A senior commander of the Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS), Sayed Noor Abbas, was killed and six civilians were injured in bombing in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday, Farid Khan, a spokesman for the provincial police command, told Sputnik. "The incident happened in police district eight, the NDS chief of district eight was killed with his bodyguard, six civilians were also wounded," Khan said. The explosion was caused by a roadside bomb that hit Abbas'' vehicle. In a separate incident, a bomb attached to a vehicle in Nangarhar''s Kama district left two civilians injured, the provincial governor spokesman, Ataullah Khogyani, told Sputnik.

No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attacks yet but both the Taliban movement and the Islamic State (IS) terror group, outlawed in Russia, are active in the Nangarhar province, which is bordering Pakistan. The series of incidents in Nangarhar come as mortar shells killed at least six people and wounded over 30 others in the northern province of Faryab, bringing the overall casualties to nearly 50, turning this Friday, a countrywide holiday, into one of the deadliest days in recent weeks. Afghanistan has long been suffering from an unstable security situation.

The government has been fighting the Taliban, which has been waging a war against Kabul for almost two decades, and IS that has been operating in Afghanistan since 2015.


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UK finance minister says will quit if Johnson becomes PM
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Indian-American adoptive father of Sherin Mathews challenges life term, seeks new trial
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US House votes to condemn Prez Trump over his ''racist'' tweets against four non-white Congresswomen
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Israel inks USD 50 mn deal with India to supply complementary Naval MRSAM systems
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China gifts warship to Sri Lanka
ICJ to deliver verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case on Wednesday
Will look into allegations of Google-China ties: Trump
Taliban bomb kills at least 11 Afghans in Kandahar: Officials
EU offers Sri Lanka support for counter terrorism initiative
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Want to be an Indian superhero in Avengers: Taapsee Pannu
 New Delhi: Taapsee Pannu on Sunday said she wants to play an Indian superhero in the pantheon of Mar  
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Mahershala Ali to star in Marvel's 'Blade' reboot
Lata Mangeshkar asks MS Dhoni to not retire
KERALA NEWS
Ramya Haridas to not accept Youth Congress' car gift
 Thiruvananthapuram: Congress MP from Alathur Ramya Haridas Sunday said she will not accept the car w
HC pulls up Kerala govt over Munnar encroachments
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Ker CM takes a dig at Congress MLAs on quitting spree
NATIONAL NEWS
SC to hear on Aug 6 plea by Ahmed Patel against Guj HC order on his election to RS
 New Delhi, Jul 22 (PTI) The Supreme Court Monday fixed August 6 for hearing the plea of senior Congr
Nadda pulls up Pragya Singh Thakur for her toilet remarks
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Pragya's latest: Have not become MP to clean toilets
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