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    Civilians suffer most in insurgents’ activities

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban fighters suffered heavy causalities in anti-militants drives but civilians were suffering the most in terms of casualties in southwestern Faryab province, an official said Monday.

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    Post commander among 3 police killed in blast

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A post commander was among three policemen killed in an overnight roadside bombing in southern Helmand province, where four insurgents had been arrested, officials said on Wednesday.

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    Infighting leaves ALP commander dead

    KANDAHAR/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander and a member were killed and four others wounded as a result of infighting in southern Kandahar province, officials said on Tuesday.

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    14 rebels, 3 police killed in Helmand violence

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Separate clashes killed three policemen and 14 rebels in southern Helmand province over the past 24 hours, an official said on Tuesday.

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    Policeman claims defusing 6000 bombs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A police official on Saturday said he had defused more than 6000 roadside bombs, a Taliban’s weapon of choice, in a period of seven years.

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    Mafia groups want me dead: Gen. Zahir

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul police chief Gen. Mohammad Zahir Zahir said on Saturday that mafia groups were trying to kill him as initial investigation into last week’s suicide attack inside the police headquarters showed he was the target.

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    Female police officers off to Turkey for training

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Afghan policewomen on Saturday left for Turkey to undergo a four-month training course. The officers would be trained in computer skills, administration, management, law-enforcement and driving.

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    Military uniform sellers warned of arrest

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul police on Thursday warned illegal sellers of military uniform sellers would be detained and their shops closed down if they did not return such items within three days.

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    3 militants killed in Ghazni firefight

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Three militants have been killed and eight others including two civilians and an Afghan Local Police (ALP) member wounded during a clash in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday.

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    Police threaten to join forces with Taliban



    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of policemen staged a protest demonstration in front of the Parliament on Sunday, demanding the prompt payment of their six-month salaries.