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    Pajhwok Afghan News Sms Alert

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    Attacks won’t derail elections: Amarkhel

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) and Afghans remain committed to holding transparent polls and rebel assaults would not deter them from pursuing their objective, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Italian held with drugs at Kabul airport

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Police arrested an Italian citizen with drugs at the Kabul International Airport, officials said on Sunday.

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    9 insurgents blown up by own bombs

    GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Nine armed rebels were killed and two police injured in three separate incidents in southern Ghazni province, the interior ministry said.

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    2 couples killed in Baghlan, Jawzjan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two men and as many women were killed in separate incidents in northern Baghlan and Jawzjan provinces, officials said on Sunday.

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    ISAF soldier killed in Zabul suicide attack

    QALAT (Pajhwok): One International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier was killed and three others wounded in a suicide attack in southern Zabul province on Sunday morning, an official said.

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    3 civilians injured in Uruzgan clash

    TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Three civilians were injured in a clash between serving and former police chiefs in the Gizab district of central Uruzgan province on Saturday, an official said.

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    Pakistan out to scuttle elections: Security chiefs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan is trying to disrupt next week’s landmark presidential and provincial council elections, Afghan security chiefs alleged while briefing the Wolesi Jirga (lower house of parliament) on Saturday.

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    Militant group busted in Faryab

    KABUL/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Six militants trying to disturb the election process in northeastern Faryab province have been arrested, the National directorate (NDS) said on Saturday.

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    Gunmen beat IEC employee in Sar-i-Pul

    SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): An illegal armed group has beaten a local Independent Election Commission employee in the Balkhab district of northern Sar-i-Pul province on, Provincial IEC official said on Saturday.