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    Policemen among 16 killed in Nangarhar, Kapisa

    JALAABAD/MEHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): More than 10 armed rebels and at least six security personnel have lost lives in the latest spate of violence in eastern Nangarhar and central Kapisa provinces, officials said on Tuesday.

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    Seeking release, prisoners go on strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of prisoners have been protesting over the past few days for their release in line with a presidential decree, Pajhwok Afghan News reliably learnt on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    ALP accused of occupying civilian homes

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan Local Police (ALP) members have allegedly occupied civilian homes in the Qarabagh district of southern Ghazni province, using them as security posts.

    Security and Crime,Social

    Princess Hindia seeks back her grabbed land

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Princes Hindia, a daughter of former Afghan emperor Amanullah Khan, on Tuesday vowed to name government high-ups involved in land-grab incidents in the central capital.

    Security and Crime

    Taliban’s district chief among 3 killed in Herat

    , HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban’s shadow chief for the Pashtun Zarghoon district of western Herat has been killed in a clash, security official said.

    Security and Crime

    Missing soldiers found near Canadian border

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers, who had gone missing from a US military training base in Massachusetts, were found on Monday trying to cross the Canadian border.

    Security and Crime,Health

    Insurgents gun down doctor in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A doctor engaged in an anti-polio campaign has been killed by militants in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    RTA office hit by rockets in Maidan Wardak

    MAIDAN CITY (Pajhwok): Rockets allegedly fired by armed rebels hit the Maidan Wardak Centre of the national Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA), officials said on Tuesday.

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    HIA leader survives armed attack in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior member of the Hezb-I-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) on Tuesday escaped unhurt in an armed attack on his residence in the Khushal Khan locality of Kabul, an official said.

    Security and Crime,Education,Features

    80pc of girls’ schools remain closed in Ghor

    FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Various unwanted factors have led to the closure of more than 80 percent of female schools in western Ghor province, it is learnt.