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Afghan police kill Taliban who cut off voters` fingers

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 12:32

Afghan police hunted down and killed two Taliban insurgents who cut off the fingers of 11 elderly men who voted in the presidential election run-off, officials said Tuesday.

Roadside bomb kills 3 Afghanistan police: Official

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 12:11

An Afghan official says a police chief and two other officers were killed when a roadside bomb exploded while they were on a de-mining mission in the southern Gazni province.

Taliban attack checkpoints, one Afghan police killed

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 15:02

An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked three police checkpoints overnight in the southern province of Helmand. The police repelled the attacks but lost one officer.

Afghan police rescue woman from Taliban stoning

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 23:13

Police in a remote northern Afghan village rescued a woman from being stoned to death after she was condemned by the Taliban for allegedly cheating on her husband, officials said on Tuesday.

Top Afghan policewoman dies after gun attack

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 08:45

The top female police officer in Afghanistan`s restive south died on Monday, officials said, a day after she was shot by gunmen in an attack that followed the recent killing of her predecessor.

Afghanistan says Pakistanis shot dead in mosque attack

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 11:52

Afghanistan`s intelligence agency Thursday said that its spies shot dead two Pakistanis who opened fire on Afghan worshippers before dawn at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Kabul.

Rocket fired by Afghan police to catch fish kills 6 children

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 13:28

Afghan security forces have arrested eight policemen for accidentally killing six children when firing a rocket into a river to catch fish.

Taliban kill 15 Afghan police in west

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 13:55

An Afghan official says 15 policemen have been killed and another 10 wounded in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan`s Farah province.

Afghan police chief survives car bomb attack

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 16:00

An official says a suicide car bomber has hit by the convoy of a provincial police chief in southern Afghanistan.

Afghan police chief shot dead outside home

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 14:18

Motorcycle-riding gunmen assassinated a police chief in front of his house after he led an anti-Taliban campaign in western Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday.

Five policemen killed in Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 09:54

Afghan police say eight suicide bombers have attacked one of their headquarters in the eastern city of Jalalabad, killing five officers and wounding four others.

Seven killed in Afghan police checkpoint attack

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 16:09

One Afghan policeman and six militants were killed in an attack launched overnight by Taliban at a checkpoint in southern Afghanistan province of Helmand, an official said Wednesday.