GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A prayer leader kidnapped a day earlier was found dead in southern Ghazni province on Wednesday, when four civilians sustained injuries in a roadside bombing in Kandahar, officials said.
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A joint Afghan-US security force raided a house in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province early on Wednesday morning, killing one inmate and arresting two others, officials said.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Militants laced with heavy and light weapons attacked a district police headquarters in eastern Nangarhar province and the ensuing clash left six attackers dead and nearly a dozen others wounded, an official said on Wednesday.
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three suicide bombers were shot dead after they tried to storm the National Directorate of Security (NDS) Department in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, an official said.
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Kuchi tribesmen fear a majority of them would not unable to cast their votes in the April elections due to the presence of Taliban militants in their areas in northern Faryab province.