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    Daudzai announces plans to strengthen police

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Interior Minister Mohammad Omar Daudzai on Tuesday announced two five-year plans for strengthening the Afghan police.

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    6 militants killed in Jawzjan clash

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Six rebels were killed during clashes with members of an uprising group in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday.

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    3 off-duty ANA soldiers abducted in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Gunmen in police uniforms snatched three off-duty Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers from two buses in the Khanabad district of northern Kunduz province on Tuesday, the district chief said.

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    School principal, policeman killed in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a high school principal in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, an official said.

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    Hearing resumes in Kabul Bank case

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul court of appeal on Tuesday resumed an open hearing on the Kabul Bank case in presence of the bank’s former chairman Khalilullah Ferozi and CEO Sher Khan Farnood.

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    1 killed, 9 hurt in Jalalabad mortar strike

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and nine others wounded when two mortar shells hit the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, an official said.

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    Tajik border guards gun down Afghan man

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Tajik border guards opened fire at six Afghans after they tried to illegally enter the neighbouring country from Chah Ab district of northern Takhar province, killing one of them, an official said on Monday.

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    Car bombing plot foiled in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Police seized an explosives-laden car in the capital of southeastern Paktia province, preventing a huge terrorist attack, an official said on Monday.

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    2 Taliban commanders killed in drone strike

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok):  A NATO drone strike killed and wounded several insurgents in the Siagard district of central Parwan province, officials said on Monday.

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    Missing female official found dead in Logar

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  A female Ministry of Finance customs official was found dead in central Logar province yesterday, two days after she went missing from her duty station of the Hamid Karzai International Airport.