By: Storai Karimi , Date:21/02/2015
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Officials in western Herat province said that 448 cases of violence against women had been registered with 34 women lost their lives during the past nine months. Efforts by international and l... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:19/02/2015
KABUL (Pajhwok): Three children were killed by unidentified armed men in eastern Herat and northern Baghlan provinces, officials said Thursday. Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, spokesman for Herat Civil Hospital, t... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:05/02/2015
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A former jihadi commander was shot dead along with his wife by unidentified gunmen in the capital of western Herat province on Tuesday, a security official said on Thursday. Mohammad... Read More

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HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Officials in western Herat province said that 448 cases of violence against women had been registered with 34 women lost their lives during the past nine months.
Efforts by international and locals’ organizations had been intensified to eliminate violence against women in Afghanistan, but the menace against women continued.
Officials said that most of the cases were carried out by the husbands of women. Provincial women affairs department said that killing cases of women by their husbands had increased from the past one year.

KABUL (Pajhwok): Three children were killed by unidentified armed men in eastern Herat and northern Baghlan provinces, officials said Thursday.
Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, spokesman for Herat Civil Hospital, told Pajhwok Afghan News dead body of a kid aged one-and-half-year and another child were found on the Khwaja Abdullah Ansari road near 8th police district this morning.
Sherzai said that identity of the slain children could not be ascertained. He said it also could not be ascertained immediately who was behind the killing.

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A former jihadi commander was shot dead along with his wife by unidentified gunmen in the capital of western Herat province on Tuesday, a security official said on Thursday.
Mohammad Ahmad Saeed, also known as Siyah Khan Chonkar, came under fire along with his family from motorcyclists on their way home from Jakan locality on Wednesday night, the police spokesman said.
Col. Abdul Rauf Ahmadi added Chonkar and his spouse were and his daughter wounded in the shooting. The gunmen managed to escape and their motive was yet to be ascertained.

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