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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    34 rebels, 8 policemen dead in Khost clash

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A pre-dawn attack mounted by rebels on a security check-post in southeastern Khost province left 34 attackers and eight border policemen dead, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Civilian among 5 killed in separate security incidents

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two Afghan security forces, as many militants and a civilian have been killed and many others wounded in separate security incidents in different parts of the country during the past 24 hours, officials said Thursday.



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    Taliban release 23 policemen in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Of the 36 captives they had kidnapped during the siege of Yamgan district in northeastern Badakhshan province, Taliban have released 23 policemen, an official said on Sunday.



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    7 police mysteriously killed in Sangin

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Seven policemen have been killed mysteriously in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Monday.



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    7 fighters killed, 6 injured in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Seven militants were killed and another six injured during a security operation and a blast in western Faryab province, officials said on Thursday.