Beheaded bodies identified as policemen: Official

A government official says six beheaded bodies found in southern Afghanistan have been identified as policemen, not labourers.

Late night, morning bombings in Afghanistan kill 14

Afghan authorities say a bombing and an early morning explosion have killed 14 people in the country`s south. The first bombing occurred in Zabul province late yesterday, killing 11 people.

Taliban key commander, 3 others killed in southern Afghan town

Afghan forces raided a Taliban hideout Sunday evening and killed a Taliban key commander along with three of his armed comrades in the southern Zabul province 340 km south of Kabul, a local official said Monday.