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    Three militants killed, 15 arrested

    KABUL (PAN): Three militants have been killed and 15 others arrested during separate operations by Afghan and coalition forces in different provinces, the Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Threefold increase in number of drug smugglers held this year

    KABUL (PAN): The number of people arrested on the charge of drug smuggling has registered a threefold increase during the past five months against the same period last year, an interior ministry official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Threefold increase in number of drug smugglers held this year

    KABUL (PAN): The number of people arrested on the charge of drug smuggling has registered a threefold increase during the past five months against the same period last year, an interior ministry official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Student poisoning incidents to be probed

    KABUL (PAN): Interior and public health ministries will jointly investigate recent poisoning incidents in Kabul schools, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Militant-linked violence dropped, says Bashari

    KABUL (PAN): As many as 917 people, including civilians, police and Taliban fighters, have been killed, and 801 wounded in 691 roadside bomb explosions and guerrilla attacks, the Ministry of Interior said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Cable operators violating IEC campaign rule

    KABUL (PAN): Some private cable operators, campaigning for parliamentary candidates, are violating the procedure set by the Independent Election Commission (IEC), contenders said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Son of refugee minister set free

    KABUL (PAN): The son of a government minister kidnapped 10 days ago has been freed in Kabul and two suspects arrested, a police official said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban attack Shakardara district of Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Taliban fighters fired rockets at the Shakardara district of Kabul overnight, but caused no casualties, official said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Soldiers among 24 killed in Laghman offensive

    KABUL (PAN): Seven Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and 17 Taliban have been killed in an operation in the eastern province of Laghman, a Defence Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.



    Health

    Youth join Afghan army due to family disputes

    KABUL (PAN): Young men often join the Afghan National Army (ANA) to escape family disputes at home. This creates problems for their relatives and also adds to the insecurity in the country, people say.