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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.



    Business & Economics,Social

    Heratis donate $60,000 to blast victims’ kin

    HERAT (Pajhwok): Local officials and traders of western Herat province on Sunday announced $60,000 aid for families of the victims of a deadly car bombing in Paktika province.



    Security and Crime

    Policeman among 5 dead in Herat clash

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok):  One policeman and four Taliban fighters were killed and three others wounded during a clash in the Shindand district of western Herat province on Sunday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    3 policemen killed in militants’ attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three policemen were killed when militants stormed a security check post in the Shindand district of western Herat province on Saturday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    6 deminers killed in Herat attack

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Six Afghan deminers were killed, one injured and three others went missing following a Taliban attack on a convoy of Halo Trust, a mine-clearing agency, in western Herat province on Thursday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    District police chief among 5 shot dead

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The police chief for the Farsi district of western Herat province was gunned down along with four security guards during an armed attack on Monday, an official said.



    Governance,Business & Economics

    Prolonged polls process affects Herat businesses

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Traders and businessmen in this western city of Herat complained on Tuesday their businesses received great setback because of the prolonged electoral process.



    Business & Economics,Features

    50pc of Herat marbles lost during mining

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Due to negligence on the part of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, a large portion of marble is lost during mining in western Herat province, local officials say.



    Education

    University graduates face unemployment

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A large number of university graduates in western Herat province on Wednesday complained they had been faced with gloomy employment prospects.



    Security and Crime

    2 Americans wounded in Herat attack

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A US military convoy came under attack in western Herat province on Wednesday, a local official said.