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Govt officials complicit in target killings: Uruzgan police chief

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Feb 01, 2016 - 20:23
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The police chief for central Uruzgan province on Monday claimed insurgents were carrying out targeted killings in cooperation with some government officials.
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60 police abandon 7 posts in Uruzgan’s Dehrawud

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Jan 31, 2016 - 14:54
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Dozens of police have abandoned their posts in Dehrawud district and arrived in the capital of central Uruzgan province after developing differences with the district police chief, an official said on Sunday. Dost Mohammad Nayab...
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Some ‘misbehaving’ policemen fired in Uruzgan

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Jan 24, 2016 - 15:28
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Some policemen have been terminated in central Uruzgan province after complaints they misbehaved with people, an official said on Sunday. Deputy provincial police chief Col. Rahimullah Khan told a press conference here that he...
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Fresh troops sent to troubled Helmand parts: Sarjang

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Jan 19, 2016 - 19:16
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Fresh troops have been deployed to different parts of southern Helmand province, but some security problems remained, officials said on Tuesday.
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4 policemen shot dead by colleagues in Kandahar

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Jan 16, 2016 - 14:54
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least four policemen, including a checkpoint commander, have been killed by their colleagues in the Khakrez district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday. The incident took place in the Salami...
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12 police shot dead at Ghorak checkpoint; arms seized

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Dec 07, 2015 - 15:17
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two policemen have killed a dozen colleagues at a checkpoint and snatched their arms in the southern province of Kandahar, but officials deny the claims. The incident took place in the Pir Qadam area of the Ghorak district...
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Hundreds swell police ranks to fight insurgency in Helmand

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Nov 14, 2015 - 12:45
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people have joined police forces to help eliminate insecurity in in southern Helmand province, a parliamentarian said on Saturday. Abdul Wadood Popla, a Wolesi Jirga member from Helmand, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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5 police go missing from Farah check-post

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Oct 19, 2015 - 18:58
FARAH (Pajhwok): Officials on Monday said at least six policemen had gone missing from a check-post in Joyen district of western Farah province, but Taliban claimed they had joined the insurgency.
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3 police killed in infighting, commander survives blast

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Oct 01, 2015 - 15:31
QALAT (Pajhwok): At least three policemen were killed in infighting while an operational commander escaped unhurt in a blastin southern Zabul province, an official said on Thursday.
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6 police killed, Taliban leader captured in Badakhshan

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Sep 19, 2015 - 15:37
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The rebels killed six Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel in the Baharak district of northern Badakhshan province, where a Taliban-designated district chief was detained along three associates in Kasham district, an official said on Saturday.
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Cook killed mysteriously; 6 police missing in Helmand

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Aug 28, 2015 - 17:45
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A cook was killed mysteriously while six policemen went missing from a security check post in the Garmsar district in southern Helmand province on Friday, a security official said.
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Dozens of ALP personnel rescued from Taliban siege

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Aug 23, 2015 - 20:01
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander was airlifted overnight along with his family members and 70 personnel, who had been besieged by the Taliban for the last 50 days, in central Uruzgan province, officials said on Sunday.
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9 policemen dead in Musa Qala clash

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Aug 12, 2015 - 17:42
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Nine policemen have been killed when well-armed militants stormed two police posts in the Musa Qala district in southern Helmand province, an official said on Wednesday.
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Civil society stresses women share in police, other departments

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Jul 29, 2015 - 17:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some civil society organizations on Wednesday stressed greater share for women in police department and expressed concern over male members’ dominance in the Ministry of Interior (MoI).
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MoI to help families of dead policemen, promises Ulumi

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Jul 25, 2015 - 19:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Noor-ul-Haq Ulumi on Saturday promised that families of deceased and wounded policemen would be extended all possible help.
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Police helpline addresses hundreds of complaints

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Jul 19, 2015 - 13:28
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Officials in western Herat province claim addressing 700 complaints after receiving information via the 119 police helpline in the past three months
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Gen. Amin seeks increase in Laghman police strength

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Jul 18, 2015 - 15:38
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The police chief for eastern Laghman province complains personnel strength at several posts is inadequate, calling for an increase in the number of policemen. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Brig. Gen...
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3 police killed, 5 wounded in Helmand suicide attack

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Jul 15, 2015 - 20:56
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three policemen were killed and five others wounded when a suicide bomber on foot detonated his explosives on approaching a security post in the capital of southern Helmand province on Wednesday evening. The attack took place...
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Logar police chief fires, reshuffles several officials

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Jul 08, 2015 - 15:55
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The new police chief for central Logar province on Wednesday said he had dismissed and reshuffled several police officials in order to combat corruption and improve security. Brig. Gen. Mohammad Daud Ahmadi took charge as...
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Farah border police commander dead in mine blast

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Jul 08, 2015 - 14:15
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan border police commander and his guard have been killed in a landmine blast in Western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday.
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