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    Female candidates reluctant to enter electioneering

    HERAT CITY (PAN): Female provincial council candidates on Tuesday said they could not travel to districts fearing attacks on them if they plunged into electioneering in western Herat province.



    Security and Crime

    1 prisoner stabbed to death, 2 wounded

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): One inmate was killed and two others were wounded when central jail prisoners clashed in western Herat province on Sunday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Female officer gunned down in Herat City

    HERAT CITY (PAN): The administrative head for the fourth municipal district of western Herat City was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Thursday, an official said.



    Business & Economics

    233m afs cleanliness tax payable to municipality

    HERAT CITY (PAN): An amount of 233 million afghanis in cleanliness tax is payable by government and non-governmental organisations in western Herat province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Shindand blast leaves policeman dead

    HERAT CITY (PAN): One policeman has been killed and three others have been injured during a remote-controlled bombing in western Herat province, an official said on Sunday.



    Business & Economics

    20,000 Heratis being sent to Iran for work

    HERAT CITY (PAN): Officials in western Herat province on Thursday said they were trying to provide work opportunities for 20,000 Afghans in neighboring Iran.



    Security and Crime

    Govt employees held on graft charges

    HERAT CITY (PAN): Dozens of government employees in the western zone have been arrested this year on charges of involvement in corruption, negligence and embezzlement, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    District police chief survives blast

    HERAT CITY (PAN): A district police chief on Sunday said he had escaped unhurt along with his colleagues in a bomb attack in western Herat province.



    Governance

    Body set up to ensure poll transparency

    HERAT CITY (PAN): A number of provincial council candidates in western Herat province on Saturday announced the creation of a new association ahead of the presidential and provincial council elections.



    Governance

    ANA soldiers among 10 dead in clashes

    ASADABAD/HERAT CITY (PAN): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and six Taliban have been killed in fresh clashes in eastern Kunar and western Herat provinces, security officials said on Saturday.