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    Security and Crime

    2 dead in attack on NATO supply tanker

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Suspected militants fired at a NATO fuel tanker, killing two people in northwestern Pakistan's restive tribal region of Khyber on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    2 women stabbed to death by spouses in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Two women were stabbed to death as a result of domestic violence in separate incidents in western Herat province, an official said Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Provincial council runner shot dead in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a member of peace council and candidate for the provincial council in southern Ghazni province on Monday, the governor’s spokesman said.



    Security and Crime

    Protection of aid workers stressed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 33 aid workers have been killed during the first eight months of 2014 throughout the country in security incidents of different nature, a group said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Ghazni inmates go on hunger strike

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Some prisoners have gone on hunger strike at the central jail in southern Ghazni province against delays in the investigation of their cases by judicial organs, an official said on Sunday.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Islamabad continues aiding terrorists: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul on Sunday once again accused Islamabad of continuing to fuel instability in Afghanistan, claiming the Pakistan Army was aiding 168 terrorist groups against Afghan forces.



    Security and Crime

    Kabul blast leaves 9 ANA soldiers wounded

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Nine Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were wounded during an explosion in the 12th police district of Kabul on Sunday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    5 ISAF troops wounded in Nangarhar attack

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A convoy of foreign forces came under attack on Sunday in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, leaving at least five soldiers wounded, a local official said.



    Security and Crime

    9 dead as insurgents storm ALP posts in Takhar

    TALOQAN/GHAZNI CTY (Pajhwok): Eight militants were killed after they attacked Afghan Local Police (ALP) posts in the Khwaja Ghar district of northern Takhar province, an official said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Scores of Iran-bound Afghans held

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 80 Iran-bound Afghan citizens have been detained in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, a media report said on Sunday.