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    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.  

    Security and Crime

    9 militants lay down arms in Kunar

    ASSADABAD (Pajhwok): A nine-member group of rebels has laid down arms, joining the peace process in eastern Kunar province, a senior official said on Monday.

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    Rebel commander among 6 killed in Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): At least six militants including a commander have been killed in separate clashes in western Ghor province, an official said on Monday.

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    Herat blind rally against govt apathy

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Scores of blind people staged protest in western Herat province on Sunday, asking the government to give more attention to resolving their problems.

    Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Bank defaulters out on bail to be arrested

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul police chief on Sunday said 19 of the convicts in the big-time Kabul Bank fraud case would be arrested despite being granted bail.

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    Taliban infighting claims 12 lives in Ghor

    FEROZ KOH (Pajhwok): Following an ex-jihadi commander’s assassination, infighting among Taliban has claimed a dozen lives in western Ghor province, officials said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    A-Qaeda leader killed in Nangerhar raid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An important Al-Qaeda leader has been killed in an air raid in eastern Afghanistan, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) claimed on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    Soldiers among 9 killed in Charkh fighting

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Authorities in central Logar province on Sunday confirmed the death of four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and five rebels in coordinated attacks on security posts.