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    Security and Crime

    Police among 9 killed in bank assault

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Four policemen, as many militants and a civilian were killed in a clash triggered by an attack on a New Kabul Bank branch in the capital of eastern Kunar province on Tuesday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban guaranteed freed ANA soldiers to quit job

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers, released by the Taliban a day earlier after held captive during the Feb. 23 attack on their post in eastern Kunar province, on Friday said Taliban freed them after tribal elders guaranteed that they would not resume job.



    Security and Crime

    Rebels kill 2 civilians in Kunar on spy charge

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban militants shot dead two civilians after briefly kidnapping them in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Health

    Girl found infected with polio in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A three-year-old girl has been diagnosed poliovirus positive in the Ghaziabad district of eastern Kunar province, the first case surfacing in the province this year, an official said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Officials attending poll rallies to face music: IEC

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Friday said it would investigate electoral law violations by government officials attending campaign rallies for presidential candidates.



    Security and Crime

    5 rebels killed in air strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Five rebels were killed during an air raid by foreign troops in eastern Kunar province, an official said Saturday.



    Governance

    Search for missing soldiers stepped up

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Kunar Governor Shujaul Mulk Jalala on Monday said a search operation had been accelerated to recover missing Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers.



    Governance

    Thousands promise support to Ahmadzai

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A huge gathering attended by some 3,000 people in eastern Kunar province on Friday announced support to presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.



    Security and Crime

    5 soldiers, policeman killed in blasts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and a policeman were killed in two separate roadside blasts in different parts of the country, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Thursday.