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Taliban Kidnaps IEC Staff Members in Ghor

The Taliban militants have kidnapped three IEC voter registration employees along with two policemen in central Ghor province, officials said Tuesday. The individuals have been kidnapped from a voter registration center in Ferozkoh City of the province, said Fazlullah Jalali, head of IEC’s provincial office. Confirming the incident, Mohammad Iqbal …

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Five Herat Municipality Employees Arrested Over Corruption Charges

Five employees of Herat municipality have been arrested on corruption charges and referred to judiciary institutions, local officials said Wednesday. The security forces have arrested the individuals after being found guilty of forging municipal tariffs received from cargo vehicles in Herat City.  Confirming administrative corruption inside the Herat municipality, mayor …

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Air Strike Targets Taliban-Controlled Area, Scores Killed, Injured

Afghan forces’ airstrike in Dasht-e-Archi district of northern Kunduz province on Monday killed and injured people in large numbers, local residents claimed. Confirming the incident, a spokesman for the 20th Pamir Division Ghulam Hazrat Karimi said that the airstrike targeted Taliban headquarters in Bajaur village of the district at around 12:00 pm on Monday.  According …

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