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    GHAZNI CITY, Jun 05, 2014: Akhtar Mohammad Ajmal, head of Ghazni Independent Election Commission (IEC), addresses journalists.
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    Security and Crime

    District police chief, his 3 colleagues killed in blast

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A district police chief was killed along with three others colleagues as a result of a bomb blast in southern Ghazni province on Thursday, an official said.



    GHAZNI CITY, Jun 03, 2014: Locals attend campaign gathering of Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, presidential candidate, in southern Ghazni province.
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    Security and Crime

    Death toll from Ghazni bombing climbs to 14

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Fourteen people, including nine women, were killed and half a dozen injured when a convoy of vehicles carrying a wedding participants struck a roadside bomb in the Giro district of southern Ghazni province on Saturday.



    GHAZNI CITY, May 29, 2014: Policemen queuing up to launch an operation in Dehak district of southern Ghazni province.

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    Ghazni farmers increase saffron cultivation

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Encouraged by last year’s yield, farmers in southern Ghazni province would cultivate saffron on 15 acres of land, an official said on Thursday.



    Education

    Ghazni schools without buildings, books

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): More than half of schools in southern Ghazni are without buildings and students are faced with a shortage of textbooks, an official said on Thursday.



    GHAZNI CITY, May 24, 2014: An under-construction road between Andro and Giro district of southern Ghazni province.
    PAJHWOK/Saifullah Maftoon

    GHAZNI CITY, May 22, 2014: A view of the site of an explosion which left nine people wounded, including three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in southern Ghazni province.

    GHAZNI CITY, May 22, 2014: A wounded man is being taken to hospital in southern Ghazni province.