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    6 rebels killed in attack on police chief home

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Six insurgents laced with guns and suicide vests were shot dead during a battle with police guarding the home of the provincial police chief in the Spin Boldak town of southern Kandahar province, officials said.



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    Registan police chief killed along with 5 guards

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The police chief for Registan district of southern Kandahar province was killed along with five colleagues during a clash that left seven insurgents dead on Saturday, an official said.



    Health

    10,000 Kandahar children hit by diarrhea

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): As many as 10,000 children were infected by diarrhea over the past four months in southern Kandahar province, an official and residents said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Bike bomb kills two police in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A remote-controlled bomb attached to a motorcycle killed two policemen on Tuesday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Policeman guns down public representative

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Police have gunned down a provincial council member in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Maiwand blast leaves 1 dead, 5 wounded

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and five others, including four civilians, wounded in an explosion in the Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said.



    Business & Economics

    Kandahar customs revenue up by 21pc

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Despite negative impacts on the national economy in the wake of a prolonged electoral process, the provincial customs department’s revenue increased by 21 percent in southern Kandahar province this fiscal year, an official said on Saturday.



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    Suicide bomber attacks ISAF troops in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber in a car attacked a vehicle carrying International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) personnel in the Zheri district of southern Kandahar province on Friday, only killing himself, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters,Culture

    Famous folk singer Haji Bakht dies

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Haji Bakht, one of the popular folk singers, died from a protracted illness a day earlier and was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in southern Kandahar province, family sources said on Tuesday.