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    Security and Crime

    2 girls mysteriously killed in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Two girls have been killed mysteriously in the Injil district of western Herat province, an official said on Wednesday. 



    Security and Crime

    5 Quetta Shura members killed in Herat ambush

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Five members of Taliban’s Quetta Shura, involved in drug trafficking, were killed during a clash with security personnel in western Herat province on Monday, the police chief claimed.



    Women

    Newly-wed woman strangulated to death

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A man has strangulated his wife to death three days after their marriage in western Herat province, the police spokesman said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Iranian citizen held with Afghan identity card

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An Iranian citizen, involved in cash theft, has been detained with Afghanistan’s identity card in western Herat province, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    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.



    Security and Crime

    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.



    Security and Crime

    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.



    Security and Crime

    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.



    Security and Crime

    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.