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    Woman shot dead in Maidan Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Security forces shot dead a 38-year-old woman in the Jalriz district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said.

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    4 kidnapped policemen killed in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Four public order policemen have been killed by militants in central Wardak province, an official said on Thursday.

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    10 lives lost to Election Day violence

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Election-related violence in different parts of the country left 10 people, including civilians, dead and several others wounded on Saturday, officials said.

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    Police officers suspended for poll law violation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three senior police officers were suspended on charges of interference in the elections process, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Monday.


    Helmand police trained on poll security

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of policemen on Monday completed an election security course in southern Helmand province. Presidential and provincial polls are slated for April 5.

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    Roadside bombing kills 2 policemen

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least two policemen have been killed and three others wounded in a roadside bombing in the Syedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Saturday.

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    6 security men killed in attempt to defuse bomb

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four Afghan army and two police personnel were killed on Saturday when a booby-trapped bomb they were attempting to defuse exploded in eastern Laghman province, an official said.

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    7 ALP officials killed in militants attack

    MIAMANA (Pajhwok): Seven Afghan Local Police (ALP) officials, including their commander were killed when militants mounted attack on a police check post in the Qaisar district of northeastern Faryab province, officials said Wednesday.

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    5 police killed in Faryab, Kunduz clashes

    MAIMANA, KUNDUZ, SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Five policemen, including a senior officer were killed in different clashes in northern Faryab and Kunduz provinces, officials said Thursday.

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    3 policemen killed in Kunduz explosion

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Three policemen were killed and two others, including a civilian, wounded in a bomb blast in the Khanabad district of northern Kunduz province on Saturday.