KABUL (Pajhwok): A district hospital in the central Wardak, managed by the Swedish Committee of Afghanistan (SCA), has been seriously intruded by the Afghan security forces in search for suspected armed opposition members.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): As tribal elders praised them for protecting voters and polling sites during the elections, security officials on Thursday said they were ready to maintain security for a second round run-off election in eastern Nangarhar province.
GHAZNI/CHAGHCHARAN (Pajhwok): Two militants have been killed, eight others and five more detained during separate incidents in southern Ghazni and northwestern Ghor provinces, officials said on Thursday.
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Six Taliban militants and one policeman have been killed during separate clashes in central Uruzgan and eastern Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Thursday. Six policemen and one insurgent were injured during the clashes.
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A large number of weeping women on Wednesday staged a protest rally in northern Faryab province, accusing a local commander of sexually abusing and murdering young girls and children during a bloody clash with civilians.