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    Pajhwok Afghan News Sms Alert

    Security and Crime

    Security and Crime

    NDS: 262 bombers held in 40 days

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy service claimed on Thursday security forces had detained 262 would-be suicide bombers over the past 40 days and that foreign militant groups and intelligence agencies had been attempting to sabotage the elections last Saturday, but failed.

    Security and Crime

    Rebels gun down Chaparhar district official

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Militants gunned down an official of the rural affairs department in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    Security forces’ role in polls commended

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): People from different walks of life in northern Takhar province on Wednesday lauded the role of Afghan forces in maintain tight security during Saturday’s elections.

    Security and Crime

    Khost blasts leave 2 police dead, 11 hurt

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Two back-to-back blasts left two policemen dead and eleven others wounded in southeastern Khost province on Wednesday, officials said.

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    7-year-old child abused in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A seven years old child was sexually abused in the Balcharagh district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    22 killed, 116 wounded in Islamabad blast

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-two people were killed and over 110 others injured in a powerful blast at a vegetable and fruit market (Sabzi Mandi) in Islamabad, the capital of neighbouring Pakistan, on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    Police involved in fraud to face action

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Tuesday said it would take serious legal actions against the police officials found involved in electoral fraud.

    Security and Crime

    Balochistan train blast leaves 7 dead

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A bomb ripped through a train in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, bordering Afghanistan, on Tuesday, killing at least seven people.

    Security and Crime

    Taliban shadow governor among 17 killed: NDS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday confirmed killing of 17 militants, including Taliban’s shadow governor, for eastern Kunar in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) airstrike the other day.