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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.


    SCA to spend 320m afghanis in Wardak this year

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) would spend 320 million afghanis in central Maidan Wardak province on various projects this year, an official said on Thursday.

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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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    Security men used for political gains: Khogyani

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): The governor for central Maidan Wardak province on Wednesday said security forces should not be used for any political purposes because the whole nation had trust in them.

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    Police officers detained; fraud alleged

    MAIDAN SHAHR/BAMYAN CITY/ KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior Affairs on Saturday announced arresting two police officials in central Mandan Wardak province on the charge of election fraud.

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    10 militants killed in Wardak, Kandahar

    MAIDAN SHAHAR/ KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Ten militants, including a notorious commander, have been killed and four others detained in offensives in Maidan Wardak and Kandahar provinces, official said Wednesday.


    Wardak university foundation stone laid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The foundation stone of a university was laid in central Maidan Wardak province on Saturday, an official said.

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    Khogyani hopes for fair polls in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Thirty-seven polling sites previously considered insecure have been protected as a result of operations by security forces in Maidan Wardak province, local officials said on Sunday.   


    Crashed plane owner remains unknown

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): The fate of a cargo plane that crashed in central Maidan Wardak province two days ago remains unclear, with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and international troops saying they did not own the ill-fated aircraft.

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    Cargo plane crashes in Maidan Wardak

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A cargo plane has crashed in the Daimirdad district of central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Monday.