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    Women,Security and Crime

    Strength of policewomen to reach 10,000

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite sexual harassment and other cultural restrictions, better work environment and job opportunities would be created for policewomen, the Interior Ministry pledged on Monday.  

    Security and Crime

    MoI welcomes decree on police reforms

    Kabul (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Tuesday welcomed a presidential decree that called for reforms in the police and making the force an independent and professional organ.

    Security and Crime

    4 policemen wounded in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Four policemen were wounded in a bomb blast in southern Kandahar province, where the militants hanged a civilian, on Wednesday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    11 police dead in Kunduz, Faryab attacks

    KUNDUZ/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least eight local and three national policemen have been killed in terrorist attacks in northern Kunduz and northwestern Faryab provinces, officials said on Thursday.


    Afghan police trainees disappear in Washington

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two Afghan police officials, who were trained by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), have disappeared in Washington, an American news channel reported.

    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

    Insurgents capture 15 policemen in Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Taliban have captured 15 policemen from a check-post in the Chaharsadah district of western Ghor province, an official said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    5 local police killed in Chaparhar attack

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five local police members were killed after insurgents stormed their posts in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province early Sunday morning, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    2 dead, 18 wounded in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two people, including a policeman, were killed and 18 others wounded on Monday when a suicide bomber targeted a convoy of the Afghan National Police (ANP) in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    4 policemen lost to Badakhshan bombing

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Three border policemen, including their commander, were killed in a roadside bombing in the Ashkimish district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Sunday.