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Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan’s Kandahar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday strongly condemned the terrorist attack resulting in death of senior Kandhar security officials, ARY News reported. According to a statement, Foreign Office said that Pakistan stands with the Afghan government and people and reiterates its support for the democratic process in Afghanistan. "We hope that the parliamentary elections due to take place the day after tomorrow would be held peacefully. Strengthening of democracy is key to long term peace and security in Afghanistan," reads the…

Five UAE officials among dead in Kandahar blast

KANDAHAR: Five UAE officials were among 56 people killed in a string of bombings across Afghan cities, authorities said Wednesday, as Taliban militants step up a deadly winter campaign of violence. The Emiratis were among 13 people killed when explosives hidden in a sofa detonated inside the governor's compound in southern Kandahar on Tuesday, while the UAE's ambassador to Afghanistan escaped the attack with injuries. Just hours before, twin Taliban blasts in Kabul tore through employees exiting a parliament annexe,…