Afghanistan

2.3m people registered as voters: IEC

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: In more than a month, above 2.3 million people registered themselves across the country to vote in Oct 20 Wolesi Jirga and district council elections, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) said. The voter registration process for the upcoming elections has been ongoing since April 14 and the commission has accelerated its efforts […]

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8 policemen killed, five caught alive in attacks

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk GARDEZ/HERAT CITY: Eight policemen have been killed, five others caught alive and seven wounded as a result of Taliban attacks in Paktia and Herat provinces, officials said on Tuesday. Six policemen were killed and five others seized by the militants in the Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia. A police officer, who wished to […]

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IEC staff kidnapped, four hurt

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: A worker of a voter registration centre was kidnapped and four police wounded in road mishap in Takhar province, police said Tuesday. A Humvee of civil order police overturned on Takhar-Badakhshan road, limits of Takhar’s Kalafgan district, Tuesday morning, leaving four cops wounded, said Abdul Khalil Aseer, spokesman of Takhar police. The […]

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