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    Security and Crime

    3 policemen killed in Ghazni violence

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Three policemen were killed and another wounded in a militants’ attack in Zanakhan district of southern Ghazni province, an official said Sunday.



    Women,Security and Crime

    Half a dozen women killed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two women have been killed in northern Faryab province, increasing the number of females killed in the province this solar year to 18.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban gun down tribal elder in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents stormed the house of a former mayor overnight, killing him along with a bodyguard in the Qarah Bagh district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Saturday.



    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    Work on key projects launched in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Work on three development projects, benefiting thousands of families, has been inaugurated in southern Ghazni province, the acting governor said on Saturday.



    Agriculture

    Ghazni wheat yield increases by 12pc

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Wheat production has increased by 12 percent in southern Ghazni province, the director of agriculture said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Ajristan residents hang 4 Taliban in revenge

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok):  Four Taliban militants were hanged to death by residents of the Ajristan district of southern Ghazni province in retaliation to the beheading of 15 civilians, a senior official said on Saturday.



    Security and CrimeNo details available

    Taliban behead civilians, torch houses in Ajristan

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have beheaded 15 civilians and torched scores of houses in the Ajristan district of southern Ghazni province, officials said on Friday, hinting at the town’s likely fall.



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    Taliban on the verge of capturing Ajristan

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have captured a number of police check-posts, laying siege to the Ajristan district headquarters in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Ghazni, Helmand prosecutors shot dead

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A kidnapped appellant prosecutor for southern Ghazni province was found dead while his counterpart for Helmand province was gunned down by unidentified assailants, officials said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    ALP accused of occupying civilian homes

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan Local Police (ALP) members have allegedly occupied civilian homes in the Qarabagh district of southern Ghazni province, using them as security posts.