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    1,100 voting sites planned in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials said on Monday a total of 1,100 polling stations would remain open during the runoff vote on June 14 in southern Kandahar province.

    Security and Crime

    Poppy eradication campaign runs into snags

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Citing lack of resources and time, an official on Monday said that a poppy eradication campaign in southern Kandahar province has been restricted to Maiwand district only.


    2 policemen dead in Kandahar infighting

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two policemen have been killed and as many wounded in an insider attack in southern Kandahar province, an official said Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    Bid to storm intelligence compound foiled

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The explosive vest of a suicide bomber went off before he could reach his target in southern Kandahar province on Sunday morning, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Islamabad accused of violating 3-way pact

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior on Thursday said military installation in zero-point areas along the Durand Line in southern Kandahar province amounted to a violation of a trilateral agreement.

    Security and Crime

    Pakistani troops stray into Maroof district

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Pakistani troops strayed into the Maroof district of southern Kandahar province on Thursday morning, killing a policeman, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Spin Boldak attack ends with killing of 5 bombers

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Five suicide bombers and three border police guards were killed after the bombers laced with guns stormed a logistical border police base in the Spin Boldak town of southern Kandahar province on Wednesday night, an official said.


    Pakistani bunkers prevented in Maroof

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Officials said on Wednesday Pakistani forces had been prevented from constructing military installations in the Zero Point area along the Durand Line inside the Maroof district of southern Kandahar province.


    Too early to name favourite runner: Mahmoud

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai’s brother Mahmoud Karzai on Monday said he would support a presidential candidate with a forward-looking policy and programme for Afghanistan’s future in the looming runoff.

    Security and Crime

    2 suicide bombers attack ISAF convoy

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two suicide bombers attacked an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops in southern Kandahar province on Saturday.