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    Habibur Rahman Sherzai

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    Security and Crime

    Would-be bomber among 7 militants killed

    KUNDUZ CITY, MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least seven militants, including a would-be suicide bomber, have been killed in northern Kunduz and northwestern Faryab provinces in different incidents, security officials said Monday.



    Governance

    Baghlan ballot boxes thrown into river

    PUL-I-KHUMRI/KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Insurgents seized ballot boxes from two polling stations and threw them into a river in a border area between Baghlan and Bamyan provinces, an official said Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    1 dead in blast; polling disrupted

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok):  An explosion next to a polling centre in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province left one man dead and halted the process temporarily, security officials said.



    Security and Crime

    245 kg of drugs, 160 kg of explosives seized

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Narcotics weighing 245 kilograms were seized in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday, when 160 kilograms of explosives were defused in central Daikundi.



    Reconstruction,Health

    50-bed hospital being built in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): More than 100,000 families would benefit from a 50-bed hospital being built in the Deh Salah district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Parts of Baghlan cleared of Hezbullah group

    PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): Security forces held four rebels associated with the notorious Hezbullah group with weapons and ammunitions in the Pul-i-Hesar district of northern Baghlan province, an official said Tuesday.



    Women,Security and Crime

    2 couples killed in Baghlan, Jawzjan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two men and as many women were killed in separate incidents in northern Baghlan and Jawzjan provinces, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    1,500 kg of explosives, acid seized

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A dozen jerry cans of acid and 1,500 kilogram of explosives have been seized by police in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Another moneychanger gunned down

    PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead another moneychanger in northern Baghlan province, prompting colleagues to warn the government of quitting businesses if the killing spree continued.



    Security and Crime

    Notorious Taliban commander killed in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Accused of killing an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier, the Afghan security forces killed a notorious militant commander Hazrat Kul in Khinjan district of central Baghlan province, an official said Wednesday.