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Speedy police vehicle crushes child to death in Jalalabad

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Sep 22, 2020 - 18:43
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A speedy police vehicle crushed one child to death and injured three others in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Tuesday, an official said. Governor Spokesperson Attaullah Khogyani confirmed the accident...
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Long fasting military officer urges prompt truce

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Sep 22, 2020 - 18:26
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier, who has been fasting for 10 years for lasting peace, on Tuesday urged peace negotiators in Qatar to declare ceasefire. The ongoing intra-Afghan peace talks are part of a landmark...
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Mohib praises police sacrifices in anti-terror fight

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Aug 28, 2020 - 11:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib has praised the sacrifices of Afghan police in the fight against terrorism and for law enforcement. Addressing a meeting of the International Police Coordination Board at the Presidential...
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12 crime suspects arrested in Kapisa

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Jun 11, 2020 - 16:02
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A dozen individuals have been arrested in connection with different crimes in central Kapisa province, an official said on Thursday. Abdul Shariq Shurish, police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the detainees faced accusations...
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Kabul police get coronavirus protective gear

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Mar 21, 2020 - 16:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Civil Society Institutions Union (CSIU) on Saturday distributed masks, gloves and informative broachers to police officials inb the 15 th security district of capital Kabul to combat coronavirus spread. CSIU last week distributed...
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Farah: Police officer among 3 killed in insurgent attack

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Mar 20, 2020 - 15:06
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A Police commander has been killed along with two policemen in a Taliban attack in the capital of western Farah province. Provincial council member Dadullah Qane told Pajhwok Afghan News Khalil Ahmad, the check-post commander,...
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4 police injured in Tirinkot roadside bombing

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Mar 04, 2020 - 20:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): Four policemen were injured when a roadside bomb tore through their Humvee vehicle in the capital of central Uruzgan province on Wednesday, an official said.
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4 Kabul police officials jailed for drug trafficking

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Feb 13, 2020 - 17:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): Four officials of the Counternarcotics Department at the police headquarters of Kabul have been sentenced from one and a half to 17 years in prison over facilitating drugs smuggling and peddling. A primary court of the...
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570 police referred for prosecution last year

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Jan 30, 2020 - 14:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 570 policemen were referred to judicial organs on charges of extortion, corruption and misuse of authority last year, the Ministry of Interior said on Thursday. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the ministry, said the police...
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Police have no right to kill any Afghan, says Ghani

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Jan 13, 2020 - 18:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghain on Monday stressed lawful use of force and prevention of interference in police affairs, saying thieves and smugglers would no longer be able to raise a hand against the law. President Ghani expressed these...
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District police chief killed in Ghazni bomb blast

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Nov 26, 2019 - 17:17
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Tuesday said the police chief for Rashidan district of southern Ghazni province was killed in a roadside bombing. Ahmad Khan Sirat, provincial police spokesman told Pajhwok Afghan News that 2 nd Lt...
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Of every 5 Afghans, 3 say police take bribes

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Oct 08, 2019 - 14:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police personnel take bribes in broad daylight and are involved in brazen corruption,say 62 percent of Afghans. But 25 percent of people support police,reveals an online survey on the Facebook page of Pajhwok Afghan News. The...
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Uruzgan: Taliban kill Charchino district police chief

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Aug 11, 2019 - 11:23
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The newly-appointed police chief for Charchino district of central Uruzgan province has been killed by Taliban militants along with three colleagues, a source said on Sunday. Taliban militants surrounded the district police chief...
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3 security personnel killed in Farah, Badakhshan

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Apr 30, 2019 - 13:57
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have killed two policemen and an officer of the Special Police Force Unit in western Farah and northeastern Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Tuesday. Dadullah Qane, the Provincial Council Head, said the...
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12 police with guns defect to Taliban in Farah

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Apr 10, 2019 - 16:39
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A dozen national police personnel have defected to Taliban militants along with their weapons in western Farah province, residents and a public representative said Wednesday. Dadullah Qani, a member of the Farah provincial...
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Balkh police chief says every illegal gunman being chased

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Apr 06, 2019 - 20:04
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The police chief for northern Balkh province says every illegal armed man and group is being chased and would be referred to judicial organs upon arrest. Brig. Gen. Abdul Raqib Mubarez made the remarks while handing over...
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Police to legally fight against MP who slapped officer

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Mar 18, 2019 - 18:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police say a Wolesi Jirga member who insulted a police officer in capital Kabul would be investigated through legal channels. Basir Ahmad Mujahid, spokesman of 101 Asmayee Police Zone, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the Wolesi Jirga...
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Kabul police seize more illegal guns, detain 4 persons

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Feb 19, 2019 - 20:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police have seized another nearly 100 weapons and arrested four persons during two separate intelligence based operations in central capital Kabul, an official said on Tuesday. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior (...
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Police arrest 2 women, a guy over robbery cases in Kabul

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Feb 17, 2019 - 18:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police officials on Sunday said two women and a guy were cough red-handed over different robbery cases in the capital Kabul.
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3 Ghazni police killed, 5 injured in Taliban attack

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Jan 01, 2019 - 20:39
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants attacked security posts in the capital of southern Ghazni province overnight, killing three policemen and injuring five others, an official said Tuesday.
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