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    Tajik border guards gun down Afghan man

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Tajik border guards opened fire at six Afghans after they tried to illegally enter the neighbouring country from Chah Ab district of northern Takhar province, killing one of them, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Car bombing plot foiled in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Police seized an explosives-laden car in the capital of southeastern Paktia province, preventing a huge terrorist attack, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    2 Taliban commanders killed in drone strike

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok):  A NATO drone strike killed and wounded several insurgents in the Siagard district of central Parwan province, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Missing female official found dead in Logar

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  A female Ministry of Finance customs official was found dead in central Logar province yesterday, two days after she went missing from her duty station of the Hamid Karzai International Airport.



    Governance,Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Hearing adjourned in Kabul Bank case till Tuesday

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul court of appeal on Monday adjourned an open hearing into the Kabul Bank case till Tuesday without handing down any verdict in the historic scandal that once pushed the national economy to near collapse.



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    Insecurity causing exodus in 2 Jawzjan towns

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Dozens of families have fled homes in Qush Tapa and Darzab districts of northern Jawzjan province due to increasing insecurity.



    Security and Crime

    Shadow governor among 13 rebels killed

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least 13 militants, including their designated governor for northern Takhar province, have been killed during an operation in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    3 civilians wounded in Kabul blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three civilians were wounded as a result of a bomb explosion in the 5th police district of Kabul City on Monday, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.



    Security and Crime

    Insider kills Logar ALP chief in suicide attack

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The suicide attack that killed the Afghan Local Police chief for central Logar province inside the police headquarters on Monday was carried out by a rogue ALP member, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    3 police trainers killed in Nangarhar attack

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three police trainers were killed and a fourth wounded on Monday when a suicide bomber on a bike attacked their pick-up vehicle in eastern Nangarhar province near the Pakistani border, an official said.