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#1: Security forces are continuing operation against militants in the suburban areas of Peshawar and today started action in Bara Sheikhan, FP News desk reported Monday. According to sources, security forces are conducting search and clearance operation in Bara Sheikhan area to restore peace in the restive region.
#2: A woman was killed and two more civilians were injured when a mortar round allegedly fired by the armed opponents landed in a house in Manogi district of Kunar province yesterday, officials said Sunday (November 04). The mortar shell was fired by the armed opponents during a gunfight with the Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in Aomar area of Manogi district, the Kunar Governor Syed Fazlullah Wahidi told the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). The ANA soldiers did not suffer casualties in the gunfight, he said, adding he did not have information about the casualties to the armed opponents.
#3: According local authorities in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, armed clashes among the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban militants left at least four people dead in this province. Provincial governor Mosa Khan Akbarzada confirming the report said the incident took place following verbal clashes among the Pakistan and Taliban fighters. Mr. Akbarzada further added at least four people including two Pakistani Taliban and two Afghan Taliban militants were killed in Andar district in this province.
#4: In the meantime local authorities in western Farah province of Afghanistan announced at least 37 Taliban militants were killed or detained during special military operations by Afghan commandos. A spokesman for the Afgan special forces Nastu Nasiri said the operations were conducted by Afghan and coalition security forces in Gulistan district on Sunday. He said Afghan commandos and coalition security forces killed 7 Taliban militants and arrested 30 others during the operations without suffering any casualties and seized several weapons, ammunitions and explosives during the operations
#5: Unconfirmed reports suggest armed clashes at the fourth district of capital Kabul on Monday afternoon. The clashes have been reported in Deh-Kepak at Badam Bagh area and eyewitnesses and local residents in the area said that firing possibly sparked after security guards of an Afghan lawmakers clashed with the Afghan security forces
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