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    'Pakistan-dispatched' truck bomb held in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Sunday claimed confiscating a truck loaded with 15 tonnes of explosives allegedly dispatched with connivance of Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) for sabotage activities in the capital Kabul.



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    NDS blamed for killing 2 civilians mistakenly

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The officials of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) shot dead two civilians mistakenly in Sayedkhelu district in central Parwan province, the district police chief said Sunday.



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    2 Pakistani engineers kidnapped in Jawzjan

    SHABARGHAN (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen kidnapped two Pakistani engineers on Sunday with their Afghan driver in northern Jawzjan province, officials said.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Worsening security situation irks lawmakers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The lawmakers on Sunday expressed concerns over growing violence in the country as both houses of the parliament resumed business after summer vacations.



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    Alleged gang-rapists sentenced to death

    KABUL (Pajhwok): All the seven accused in the Paghman gang-rape case were on Sunday handed death sentences by a primary court in the central capital Kabul, as protests against the widely condemned incident continued.



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    Women among 29 perish in violence

    GHAZNI/PUL-I-ALAM/QALAT (Pajhwok): Two dozen insurgents, three police and two civilians have been killed during separate incidents of violence in Logar, Ghazni and Zabul provinces, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime,Social

    Protests against Paghman incident continue

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of civil society activists took to the street in Kabul on Sunday condemning latest spate of violence against women and demanding the government to ensure safety of women in the country.



    Security and Crime

    Gunmen kill slain director’s brother

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Gunmen shot dead a brother of the slain Hajj and Religious Affairs director on his way to central Maidan Wardak province to bring the body of his brother to southern Ghazni province, an official said.



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    Gambling dispute leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): One person was killed and two others wounded in an armed dispute over gambling issue among bodyguards of provincial council head in northwestern Faryab province, an official said Sunday.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Karzai too seeks death sentence for rapists

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday promised he would sign off death sentence for the men accused of gang-rapping four women in the Paghman district of central Kabul province soon after the Supreme Court handed down its verdict in the case.