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Blind Afghan Named Police Chief in Native Uruzgan Province

A veteran Afghan police commander who was blinded in an attack by one of his subordinates has been named police chief in his home district in southwest Uruzgan province.   Shah Mohammad Shah joined the Afghan National Police 13 years ago and spent time fighting against the Taliban on the front line in Trenkot, a district in Uruzgan where Taliban fighters routinely target police checkpoints. However, he was betrayed by one of his own men a year and a half ago in the Meher Abaad...

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