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    Lawmaker survives bomb attack in Herat

    HERAT CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of parliament, member Ghulam Farooq Majrooh survived a bomb attack in western Herat province on Tuesday, an official said.

    Accidents & Disasters

    5 fuel tankers burnt to ashes in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Five tankers supplying oil from neighbouring Iran caught fire and were burnt in the Islam Qala locality of western Herat province, an official said on Thursday.

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    Kidnapped ICRC staff members released

    KABUL (Pajhwok): All five staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), abducted on August 14 in western Herat province, have been released unharmed, officials said on Thursday.

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    Herat man stones wife to death

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok):  A man stoned his wife to death on Saturday in the western Herat province for having an alleged extramarital affair, an official said.

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    3 top Herat police officers replaced

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): In the wake of growing insecurity and people's complaints, the police chief and other high-ranking officials for western Herat province were replaced in on Thursday.

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    Tribal elder among 4 civilians killed

    HERAT CITY/GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least four civilians, including a tribal elder, have been killed and three others wounded in violence in different parts of the country, officials said on Monday.

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    Team in Herat to assess security situation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A high-level Ministry of Interior (MoI) delegation arrived in western Herat province on Wednesday to assess the current security situation there, an official said. 

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    Herat civilian killings touch off protest

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of people from the Shindand district of western Heart province on Tuesday staged a rally against the killing of civilians in a NATO airstrike.

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    Terror incidents in Herat blamed on foreign spies

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence agencies of Pakistan and Iran have been relentlessly supporting militants in western Herat province, the police chief alleged on Sunday.

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    Finnish psychiatrists shot dead in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Two foreign women working for the International Assistance Mission (IAM) were gunned down in western Herat province on Thursday, an official said.