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.
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.
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.
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.
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`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.
Afghan security forces have arrested eight policemen for accidentally killing six children when firing a rocket into a river to catch fish.
An Afghan official says 15 policemen have been killed and another 10 wounded in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan`s Farah province.
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.
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.
A would-be suicide bomber was killed and another injured in an exchange of fire with the police in Afghanistan.
Four Afghan police officers were shot dead today in southern Helmand province in an insider attack by their colleagues, officials said.
A man in a western Afghan city has confessed to stabbing his wife to death to prevent her from taking a job outside the home.
The Taliban insurgent group, which have been waging an insurgency of more than one decade, have yet to make comments.
Afghan police have killed over a dozen Taliban militants and arrested 11 others during a series of operations.
Afghan security forces during a series of operations across the country have killed 40 anti-government militants.
A suicide bomber attacked US and Afghan forces at a checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan, killing 21 people, including three US soldiers, officials said.
Afghan officials say seven Afghan policemen have been killed in two separate attacks.
Afghan police in the southern
province of Kandahar have seized at least 17 tonnes of
explosives insurgents were planning to use for improvised
Afghan police say they shot dead a
would-be suicide bomber before he was able to attack a police station in an eastern province.
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