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    Security and Crime

    Security and Crime

    Poll materials reach Helmand districts

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The police chief for southern Helmand province on Wednesday said elections staff, equipment and other logistic material had been transferred to northern districts of the province.



    Security and Crime

    10 civilians injured in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Ten civilians were injured on Wednesday following a roadside bomb blast in the Spinboldak district of southern Kandahar province, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Kidnapped candidate among 9 killed

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF/SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): A provincial council runner has been killed along with his eight others by the Taliban in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    NATO soldier succumbs to injury

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) member was killed as a result of a non-battle related injury in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    9 insurgents eliminated in Logar, Helmand

    PUL-I-ALAM/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Nine militants have been killed and five others wounded in separate incidents in southern Logar and Helmand provinces, officials said on Tuesday.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Unity urged to make elections a success

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Agenda Foundation (NAF) on Tuesday suggested creation of a body involving all presidential candidates to forge national unity and make the elections successful.



    Security and Crime

    16 militants blown up by own explosives

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Sixteen Taliban fighters were killed on Tuesday when the suicide vest they were making exploded in the Gilan district of southern Ghazni province, security officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Rebel commanders among 12 killed in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A dozen militants including three commanders have been killed in a security operation in north eastern Faryab province, officials said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Security forces ready to protect Helmand polls

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Foolproof security measures have been adopted throughout southern Helmand province to conduct peaceful and transparent elections, security officials said Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    ALP officials among 19 killed in clashes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three Afghan Local Police (ALP) members and 15 militants have been killed and 15 others wounded in offensives in different provinces of the country, officials said on Tuesday.