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    2 policemen killed in Zabul suicide blast

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Two policemen were killed and as many wounded in a suicide attack in southern Zabul province on Wednesday evening, the provincial police chief said.



    Governance

    Suicide bomber blown up by own explosives

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber was killed by his own explosives before he could reach his target in southern Zabul province on Sunday, an official said.



    Governance

    Greater enthusiasm seen among Zabul voters

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Tens of thousands of people exercised their voting right in southern Zabul province, where the electoral process ended satisfactory, officials said on Saturday.



    QALAT, May 26, 2014: Brig. Gen. Ghulam Sakhi Rogh Lewanai, Zabul police chief, speaks to journalists.
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    Security and Crime

    Taliban closing in on Nawbahar district

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Local officials on Thursday warned the Nawbahar district of southern Zabul province faced serious problems and could fall into the hands of Taliban if no action was taken on an emergency footing.



    Security and Crime

    Suicide car bombing plot foiled in Qalat

    QALAT (Pajhwok):  A joint Afghan-ISAF force detected and precisely destroyed an explosives-laden car ready for a suicide attack in the capital of southern Zabul province on Thursday, police said.



    Security and Crime

    Commander among 10 ALP personnel killed

    QALAT/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Ten Afghan Local Police (ALP) officials, including a commander, were killed in two fresh incidents of violence in southern Zabul and eastern Laghman provinces, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Police, civilians among 5 killed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Five persons were killed and as many wounded in two separate incidents in southern Zabul and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Tuesday.  



    Security and Crime

    Shadow district chief held; 7 killed

    QALAT (Pajhwok): At least seven Taliban were killed and a shadow district chief arrested in separate operations in the Shahr-e-Safa district of southern Zabul province, an official said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Zabul PC runner’s residence attacked

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A provincial council candidate from southern Zabul province on Wednesday claimed surviving an insurgent attack.