2 inmates dead as rocket hits Logar prison
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two inmates were killed and a third wounded in a rocket attack on the main prison in central Logar province, an official said on Monday.
The rockets were fired from southwest of Pul-i-Alam at the jail late Sunday night, the deputy police chief for Logar said, adding one of them hit the prison building.
Col. Raees Khan Sadiq told Pajhwok Afghan News two prisoners -- one political and another criminal -- were killed in the incident.
Elsewhere in the provincial capital, the Taliban shot dead a tribal elder inside his residence in Shakarkhel village. Col. Sadiq identified the victim as Lal Gul.
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