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    Sangin on the verge of falling to Taliban

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Officials and residents on Sunday confirmed Taliban militants had entered the main bazaar of the Sangin district in southern Helmand province after capturing security posts.



    Security and Crime,Interviews

    Peace talks useless without crackdown: Police chief

    JALALABAAD (Pajhwok): The Nangarhar police chief declared on Sunday that peace talks with militants would be fruitless as long as they were not forced on the defensive.



    Security and Crime,Health,Features

    Ghor NGO hires docs, medics on fake documents

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): An NGO has appointed doctors based on fake documents to several health facilities in western Ghor province, officials allege, voicing concerns about patients’ health.



    Security and Crime

    Rebels among 18 killed in fresh bout of violence

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eighteen insurgent were killed and 12 other, including six Afghan Local police (ALP) personnel, wounded during clashes and an explosion in different parts of the country, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime,Reconstruction

    Zabul quick reaction force gets new HQ

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the Quick Reaction Force has been inaugurated in southern Zabul province.



    Security and Crime

    Legislator wounded in Kabul blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A public representative from southern Ghazni province was wounded in a roadside bombing in Kabul on Sunday morning, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Drone strike on border kills 7 militants

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two militant commanders were among seven fighters killed in a fresh drone attack on a compound on the Afghan-Pakistan border, a report said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Gang busted, stolen camels recovered

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Police detained a gang and recovered 45 camels stolen from nomads in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Farah police official killed in bombing

    FARAH CIY (Pajhwok): A roadside bombing killed two people, including an administrative officer at the police headquarters, in western Farah province on Saturday, and official said.



    Security and Crime

    Correctional centre helps curb juvenile crime

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Child Correctional Centre is yielding promising results in bringing down the juvenile crime graph in southern Helmand province, Justice Department claimed on Saturday.