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AFGHANISTAN- Election process under siege
On 8 July, a woman was killed in a bomb attack on election workers in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan. Seven Afghan soldiers and two Al-Qaida fighters were killed in clashes in the border areas of Farah and Herat provinces of Afghanistan. According to reports, Taliban chased some truck engineers into Azizabad, a border area of Herat and Farah provinces and came face to face with Afghan troops that resulted in an exchange of fire.
AFGHANISTAN – Rebels kill police chief
On 13 July, Taliban rebels killed a local police chief in an attack on government offices in the south of the country. At least three other security personnel were reported killed in the attack. The attack took place in the district of Miana Shien in the province of Kandahar. The Taliban have been targeting security personnel and election workers in the run up to the country’s presidential and parliamentary elections.