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Bomb targets Taliban truck in Jalalabad a day after deadly explosions rocked city
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Bomb targets Taliban truck in Jalalabad a day after deadly explosions rocked city

Although no group has claimed responsibility for either attack, Jalalabad city is the capital of Nangarhar province, the base of Taliban rival IS-K's operations

Three women working for Afghan news outlet gunned down in Jalalabad by Islamic State affiliate
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Three women working for Afghan news outlet gunned down in Jalalabad by Islamic State affiliate

The women’s deaths come at a perilous time for Afghanistan as security around the country continues to decline and the US' planned withdrawal of troops on 1 May looms

Sukhbir Singh Badal escapes unhurt after Congress, Akali workers clash in Punjab's Jalalabad; four injured
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Sukhbir Singh Badal escapes unhurt after Congress, Akali workers clash in Punjab's Jalalabad; four injured

Congress MLA Raminder Awla alleged that Akali supporters initiated the clash while Badal accused Awla of being behind the violence. The SAD also demanded Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's resignation over the alleged breakdown of law and order in the state

Afghan military retakes control of Jalalabad prison from Islamic State militants; 29 dead, 50 injured
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Afghan military retakes control of Jalalabad prison from Islamic State militants; 29 dead, 50 injured

Following a battle that started on Sunday and continued till Monday afternoon, Afghan security forces seized a prison which is holding hundreds of Islamic State militants

Three killed, 24 injured as suicide car bomb and gunmen attack prison in east Afghanistan
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Three killed, 24 injured as suicide car bomb and gunmen attack prison in east Afghanistan

The gunbattle between Afghan security forces and insurgents in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, was still ongoing on Sunday evening and casualties are likely to rise, official said

Twenty-five killed, 8 wounded after gunmen attack Sikh temple in Kabul; Islamic State claims responsibility
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Twenty-five killed, 8 wounded after gunmen attack Sikh temple in Kabul; Islamic State claims responsibility

The gunmen attacked the gurdwara in Shor Bazar area at about 07.45 (local time) as 150 worshippers were inside the building, authorities said

Pakistan Embassy in Kabul closes visa section indefinitely amid mounting tensions; Islamabad conveys concern over staff’s security
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Pakistan Embassy in Kabul closes visa section indefinitely amid mounting tensions; Islamabad conveys concern over staff’s security

Pakistan's embassy in Kabul has said it was indefinitely closing its consular office in the Afghan capital due to security reasons, amid mounting tensions between the neighbouring countries

Bypolls to four Punjab Assembly seats on Monday, Congress to take on SAD-BJP alliance; results on 24 October
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Bypolls to four Punjab Assembly seats on Monday, Congress to take on SAD-BJP alliance; results on 24 October

In the last elections, while the SAD-BJP combine had bagged two of the four Assembly segments, one each was won by the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party

Explosion rocks mosque in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, killing 62 worshippers and injuring 36, during Friday prayers
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Explosion rocks mosque in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, killing 62 worshippers and injuring 36, during Friday prayers

The report said that pro-government forces in Afghanistan were responsible for 2,348 civilian casualties, including 1,149 killed and 1,199 wounded, a 26 percent increase from the same period in 2018.

Punjab bypolls: Congress announces candidates for 4 Assembly seats; Raminder Amla to contest from Jalalabad, Indu Bala for Mukerian
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Punjab bypolls: Congress announces candidates for 4 Assembly seats; Raminder Amla to contest from Jalalabad, Indu Bala for Mukerian

The Congress on Monday announced candidates for Punjab bypolls to four Assembly seats with former state youth Congress chief Raminder Amla to contest from Jalalabad, the constituency earlier represented by SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal

34 wounded in series of bombings in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad on country’s 100th independence day
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34 wounded in series of bombings in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad on country’s 100th independence day

Senior health official Fahim Bashari said at least 34 people were wounded in the incident

Cattle dying due to lack of ‘proper fodder’, say locals in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki; authorities to probe issue
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Cattle dying due to lack of ‘proper fodder’, say locals in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki; authorities to probe issue

Locals in Safdarganj in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district alleged that some cows at a cow shelter died due to lack of fodder and water. Last month, over a dozen cows allegedly starved to death in Jalalabad cow shelter of Uttar Pradesh.

Three dead, 20 injured as serial blasts rock Afghanistan's Jalalabad; explosives could be IEDs, says official
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Three dead, 20 injured as serial blasts rock Afghanistan's Jalalabad; explosives could be IEDs, says official

At least three people were killed and another 20 wounded in a series of blasts in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Monday

16 killed after militants set off suicide blast, storm construction firm near Jalalabad airport in Afghanistan
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16 killed after militants set off suicide blast, storm construction firm near Jalalabad airport in Afghanistan

No one has claimed immediately the attack but both the Taliban and the Islamic State group are active in eastern Afghanistan, especially in Nangarhar province

Uttar Pradesh Police registers FIR against 28 people over charges of locking stray cows inside primary school
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Uttar Pradesh Police registers FIR against 28 people over charges of locking stray cows inside primary school

Uttar Pradesh Police have registered FIR against 28 people in connection with the case in which villagers allegedly locked the stray cows inside the premises of primary school located in their village. Among the 28 accused, 6 are named in FIR while rest are unidentified.

After 17 years of US-led intervention in Afghanistan, country stares at uncertain political future
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After 17 years of US-led intervention in Afghanistan, country stares at uncertain political future

We have become accustomed to conceptually seeing Afghanistan as a destabilised political entity, rife with sanguine ethnic faultlines and sectarian divisions.

Pakistan temporarily closes Jalalabad consulate in Afghanistan; cites lack of security, 'intervention' by local government
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Pakistan temporarily closes Jalalabad consulate in Afghanistan; cites lack of security, 'intervention' by local government

In a letter to the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan's embassy in Kabul requested that the governor of Nangarhar province refrain from "interfering" in the functioning of the consulate.

Afghan intelligence says Islamic State leader killed by US airstrikes in stronghold in Nangarhar province
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Afghan intelligence says Islamic State leader killed by US airstrikes in stronghold in Nangarhar province

The Islamic State has suffered repeated setbacks in the latest fighting season in Afghanistan amid a bloody turf war with the Taliban.

Suicide bomber strikes Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's Pakyia province; 20 worshippers dead, 50 injured
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Suicide bomber strikes Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's Pakyia province; 20 worshippers dead, 50 injured

Wilayat Khan Ahmadzai, head of the Gardez public health department, confirmed the attack and fears over mounting casualties. "We have received 60 wounded worshippers and four dead at the civilian hospital in Gardez," said Ahmadzai.

Gunmen storm Afghan government building after Jalalabad blast; 26 wounded, many taken hostage
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Gunmen storm Afghan government building after Jalalabad blast; 26 wounded, many taken hostage

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which comes three days after militants raided a midwife training centre in Jalalabad.