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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600, Aug. 10

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GHAZNI, Afghanistan -- At least 16 people have been confirmed dead and 33 others sustained injures as Taliban militants launched massive offensive on Ghazni city the capital of eastern Ghazni province early Friday.
The clash, according to provincial police chief Farid Ahmad Mashal erupted early Friday morning after hundreds of Taliban insurgents stormed important government entities including police department, national directorate for security and provincial governor's office. (Afghanistan-Taliban-Of ...