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    Blast rocks capital, causing no casualties

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A powerful explosion was heard Tuesday night in the heart of Kabul, where four soldiers were killed in a bomb attack in the morning, police said.



    Security and Crime

    ANA soldier guns down civilian in Uruzgan

    TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Dozens of residents on Tuesday staged a protest against an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier who allegedly killed a young man in central Uruzgan province.



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    38 rebels perish in Kandahar offensive

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 38 militants have been killed during operations in the Panjwai and Maiwand districts of southern Kandahar province, police said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime,Social

    Truckers allege extortion on highway

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Truck drivers allege police coerce them into paying illegal money at several locations on the highway between the Torkham dry port and Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province.



    Security and Crime

    Local group expels Taliban from Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): A key Taliban stronghold in the Charsadda district of western Ghor province has been cleared by pro-government fighters, a local official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    ANA loses 950 soldiers in six months

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) revealed on Tuesday some 6,853 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have lost lives during the past 11 years.



    Security and Crime

    3 Marja policemen gunned down by guest

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three policemen were killed in an attack by their guest at a checkpoint in the Marja district of southern Helmand province on Tuesday morning.



    Security and Crime

    4 soldiers killed, 12 wounded in Kabul blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and a dozen others wounded in a bomb attack on their bus in Kabul on Tuesday morning, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.



    Women,Security and Crime

    Strength of policewomen to reach 10,000

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite sexual harassment and other cultural restrictions, better work environment and job opportunities would be created for policewomen, the Interior Ministry pledged on Monday.