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PUL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): Of a total of 75 policemen, only 20 are on duty in the Charkh district of central Logar province, with salaries of the absent men going to local officials, the town’s administrative chief alleged on Sunday. Khalilullah Kamal... read more
PUL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): Taliban gunmen on Saturday released eight deminers of a mine clearing NGO a day after they kidnapping them in central Logar province, police chief said. Brig. Gen. Abdul Hakim Ishaqzai told Pajhwok Afghan News militants... read more
UL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a teacher of the Daudkhel School in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, on Saturday, an official said.Director of Education Akbar Stanikzai told Pajhwok Afghan News militants gunned... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A suicide attack in central Logar province killed 12 security personnel and wounded eight others, an official said on Saturday.Din Muhammad Darwesh, spokesman for the governor, told Pajhwok Afghan News two civilians died and 20... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A rehabilitation centre was inaugurated on Friday in central Logar province, where nearly 40,000 individuals are said to be drug addicts.Acting Governor Niaz Mohammad inaugurated the 20-bed facility in Pul-i-Alam, the... read more
PUL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): At least 16 insurgents have been killed in an offensive followed by air strikes in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, a military commander claimed on Tuesday.Gen. Abdul Razzaq Safi, commander of the 302nd... read more
 SHARANA/PUL-E-ALM (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces claimed killing at least 22 militants on Thursday in southeastern Paktika and central Logar provinces.Muhammad Darwaish, the Logar governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Afghan... read more
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Seven militants, including a commander, were killed in the US drone strike in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province on Tuesday, an official said The missile attack was carried out in the Almakhel locality, which hit... read more
PUL-I-ALAM/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two rebels were killed and eight Afghan security personnel wounded in different security incidents in eastern Nangarhar and central Logar provinces on Tuesday, officials said.Khalilullah Kamal, administrative chief of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel were killed in a suicide attack in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province on Monday, the district chief said.Engr. Muhammad Rahim Amin told Pajhwok Afghan News the two... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Saturday claimed rescuing three Indian engineers, who had been kidnapped by militants in central Logar province.  The spy service said the engineers -- Anewne Gangadar, Bado... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Fifteen militants were killed in an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) drone strike in central Logar province on Saturday, local officials said.The afternoon raid was conducted in the Baboos area on the outskirts of... read more
PUL-I-ILM (Pajhwok): A nine-month literacy course for women and girls has been launched in central Logar province, officials said on Monday.Education Director Shahpur Arab told Pajhwok Afghan News 30 women were being taught at the centre at the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Security forces in central Logar province on Sunday claimed arresting a militant involved in supplying landmines to the Taliban.Provincial police showed journalists the man, who was allegedly held with 53 landmines, score of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Cases of violence against women have decreased by 80 percent in central Logar province this year in comparison with those recorded a year before, an official said on Thursday.Provincial Women’s Affairs Director Shima Zargar... read more
JALALABAD, PUL-E-ILM (Pajhwok):  Two development projects have been completed in the Nangarhar and Logar provinces, officials said on Thursday.Malik Nazeer; an official in the Eastern Jalaabad province told Pajhwok that 41 sweet water wells... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Security forces killed six insurgents and wounded three others planning to mount attacks on a polling station in central Logar province on Saturday.Eng. Muhammad Rahim Amin, the Baraki Barak district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
LOGAR (Pajhwok): Ballot process formally started at 7:00 am on Saturday throughout the country.Long queues of voters are seen waiting for their turn in the Logar provinces.According to IEC, around 12 million eligible voters would exercise their... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Six civilians were killed in a roadside bombing while three militants were perished in a clash with security forces in central Logar province, an official said Tuesday.The incident took place when a vehicle of foreign forces... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Gunmen shot dead eight de-miners and wounded another two of the Mine Detection Centre (MDC) in central Logar province on Tuesday, an official said.The incident took place at around 11:00 am in Mas Ainak area of Mohammad Agha... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and two others were injured on Wednesday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in central Logar province.Col. Abdul Wali Toofan, the deputy police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Director of women affairs in central Logar province on Monday demanded launching an inclusive awareness campaign to ensure greater participation of women in the presidential runoff vote.   In her interview with... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Lawmakers from central Logar province on Wednesday accused Governor Niaz Mohammad Amiri of embezzling 5 million afghanis allocated for assistance to families from Azra district.But Amiri said he had kept the amount unspent.... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The Taliban have intensified their presence, controlling parts of Azra and Kharwar districts of central Logar province, officials said on Wednesday.The rebels have sanctuaries in several villages of Kharwar district, from where... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Three militants were killed and 18 others, including their commander, detained after a fierce gun battle with Afghan security forces in central Logar province on Monday, an official said.Col. Abdul Wali Tofan Tarki, deputy... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Due to a lack of interest by the Ministry of Public Health, people in remote areas of central Logar province have been deprived of basic healthcare facilities, the governor complained on Monday.Talking to Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
Logar (Pajhwok): Voting in the Logar presidential and provincial council elections started peacefully throughout on Saturday, officials said.Voting in Logarpolls off to peaceful start from Pajhwok Afghan News.
PUL-I-ALAM/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Nine militants have been killed and five others wounded in separate incidents in southern Logar and Helmand provinces, officials said on Tuesday.The National Directorate of Security (NDS) chief said six militants and... read more
PUL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): Locals complained on Saturday the voter registration centre had been closed in the capital of central Logar province, but officials pledged the centre would reopen on Sunday (tomorrow).Residents of Pul-i-Alam said people from... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Women activists on Monday underlined the need for security around polling stations for female voters in central Logar province.At a meeting on public awareness, participants said a large number of women were interested in... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A NATO airstrike killed five Afghan army soldiers and injured at least eight others in central Logar province early on Thursday morning, officials said. The coalition said the deaths were accidental and expressed condolences to... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A joint Afghan-US security force raided a radio station in central Logar province, capturing a large amount of weapons and discovering fighting positions around the facility, NATO claimed on Saturday, but the radio staff said... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a seminary teacher, who was also a prayer leader, in central Logar province on Saturday.A statement from the Ministry of Education said the shooting took place in Mohammad Agha district. The gunmen... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A number of government departments in central Logar province owe million of afghanis in arrears to the power utility.Eng. Nooruddin Stanikzai, the energy and water director, told Pajhwok Afghan News the attorney office, court,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Six people were killed and 13 others wounded in an explosion in Pul-I-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, on Wednesday, an official said.The incident took place in the afternoon when an explosives-rigged bicycle went off... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Anti-Taliban uprising leader Farhad Akbari, detained in connection with former Logar governor Arsala Jamal’s assassination, was released on Monday, an official said.Security forces had arrested for interrogations 10 suspects,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The new governor of the central Logar province has vowed on Saturday to fight against corruption and vacate state land from grabbers even at the cost of his life.Niaz Mohammad Amiri expressed these views during his introductory... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A rebel was killed and four civilians were wounded in a militant attack on a wedding party on the outskirts of Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, an official said on Saturday.The incident took place on Friday... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A tribal elder has been killed by unidentified gunmen in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, an official said on Wednesday.Dr. Abdul Wase was shot dead in the Zahidabad area of the district on Tuesday evening,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A suicide bomber ploughed into a police vehicle in the central Logar province on Tuesday evening, killing three civilians and two members of Afghan Local Police (ALP), an official said.The attack took place around 5:00pm in Pul-i-... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A senior officer of the Afghan National Army was killed in an improvised explosive device attack in central Logar province on Friday.The death of Col. Halim Shah Qadiri, associated with the 203rd Thunder Corps, was announced in a... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Seven Taliban militants, including a commander, have been killed during a security operation in northern Kunduz province, an official said.Six rebels and their group leader Mullah Bashir were killed in Gor Tepa  area on the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): An official in central Logar province said on Tuesday that the vital education sector had achieved visible progress over the past one year.  Muhammad Shahpur Arab, spokesman for the education department, said the province had... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Ten Taliban fighters were killed during an air raid by NATO-led troops in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, officials said on Saturday.Two foreign and eight Afghan militants were killed during the overnight raid... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) officer was killed in a roadside bombing in central Logar province on Tuesday, an official said.The blast took place in the Sarsang area on the outskirts of the provincial capital, Logar police chief,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Eight Afghan local policemen have been killed in a roadside bombing in central Logar province, an official said on Thursday. The incident took place at 11pm when an ALP vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the Seri Sang area on the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Tribal elders have intensified their efforts to win the release of 11 hostages in Taliban's captivity in central Logar province, as officials hoped for an early end to the episode.The insurgents abducted eight Turks, a Russian, a... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Seven civilians were killed as a result of an airstrike in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province, an official claimed on Wednesday.The operation was conducted to free three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers abducted... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two abducted Afghan National Army soldiers were rescued during a commando operation that resulted in the killing of at least 15 insurgents in central Logar province, officials said.The insurgents on Monday seized the troops on a... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Suicide bombers stormed the Baraki Barak district headquarters in central Logar province on Sunday, injuring a policeman, an official said.As the bombers tried to enter building at 12 noon, police intercepted them, the town’s... read more
QALA-I-NAW (PAN):  A policeman and a militant were killed, while another two militants were wounded in two separate security incidents in western Badghis and Logar provinces, officials said on Thursday.The policeman was killed, while four... read more
TALOQAN (PAN): In a combined night raid by Afghan and foreign troops, two people were killed and five others detained in northern Faryab province, officials said on Saturday.The operation was carried out in the Tawa Tash area on the outskirts of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Residents of central Logar province on Thursday said they faced numerous problems after heavy snowfall blocked several highways, sending public transport fares soaring."Before the snowfall, I would pay 40 afghanis ($0.80) as bus... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Unidentified gunmen kidnapped a NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) contractor in the central Logar province on Tuesday, an official said.The ISAF service provider was abducted in the Hesarak area on the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two men, including an officer of the Afghan National Army (ANA), were detained on the charge of having ties to Taliban fighters in the central province of Logar, officials said on Wednesday.The men were detained from their house as... read more
JALALABAD/MEHTARLAN/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The foundation stone of a school was laid in Nangarhar, while three newly-constructed buildings for schools were inaugurated in Logar and work on a green belt launched in Laghman, officials said on Monday.... read more
LASHKARGAH/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Six policemen were killed and four others wounded in separate incidents in central Logar and southern Helmand provinces, official said on Saturday.Three policemen were killed in Nawzad district of Helmand province at... read more
LOGAR, Dec 02, 2011: Up to 70 Afghan civilians were wounded in powerful suicide truck bombing near the entrance to an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) facility in central Logar province on Friday, officials said.As usual, the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Unidentified gunmen kidnapped seven Pakistani engineers in the central province of Logar, officials said on Thursday.The engineers working on building a 300-bed Naib Aminullah Khan Logari Hospital were kidnapped in the Syed... read more
LOGAR, Nov 19, 2011: Residents of central Logar province say lawmakers elected from the province have failed to carry out a single reconstruction project since their election last year.The public representatives even failed to honour promises... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Nine Taliban fighters had been killed in a three-day operation by the Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in Sarobi district of capital Kabul, military officials said on Saturday.The insurgents eliminated in this offensive had been... read more
TAKHAR, Sept 26, 2011: Hundreds of university students in northern Kunduz and Takhar provinces protested on Monday against the assassination of former president, Burhanuddin Rabbani, officials said.The high peace council chairman was... read more
GARDEZ (PAN): Five insurgents were killed and a sixth wounded during an overnight operation by NATO-led soldiers in the southeastern province of Paktia, an official said on Sunday.Afghan forces did not participate in their operation in Daulatzai... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three tankers carrying fuel for international troops were set alight in central Logar province on Thursday morning, an official said. Militants torched the supply vehicles on the Logar-Kabul highway in the Ali Khan area near Pul-i... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): At least nine civilians and seven insurgents were killed in an ISAF airstrike in central Logar Province, officials said on Tuesday. But ISAF denies reports of civilian casualties. The strike occurred late Monday, around midnight,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two NATO-led soldiers were wounded in a roadside bombing in central Logar province, officials said on Tuesday. The attack targeted a convoy of foreign troops in the Yad Khwab area of Barak-i-Barak district, the district chief,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Eight schools for girls have been closed in the central province of Logar due to threats from Taliban, an official said on Saturday. Two schools were closed in provincial capital, Pul-i-Alam, and six others in Baraki Barak... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A joint Afghan-international security force killed three Taliban insurgents and detained as many others during an operation in central Logar province on Saturday, police said. The joint offensive was launched in the Bark-i-Barak... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Foreign troops detained four civilians during an operation in the central province of Logar, an official said on Monday. The men were arrested on Sunday night in Barak-i-Barak district, the district chief, Mohammad Rahim Amin,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): One fighter was killed and another wounded during a clash with Afghan soldiers in the central province of Logar on Thursday, an official said. The clash erupted when insurgents attacked a soldiers and policemen who were checking... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A 10-bed hospital, funded by the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG), was inaugurated in Khoshi district of central Logar province on Tuesday, the governor's spokesman said. Built at a cost of $260,000 (11.8 million... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Insurgents blew up a mobile phone tower in the central province of Logar, officials said on Thursday. The tower belonging to a private telecommunication company, MTN, was destroyed with explosives in Zarghun City of Mohammad Agha... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Doctors in central Logar province are being harassed and threatened, health authorities say, warning that if there is no protection for health workers, the people of the province will suffer. Dr. Mohammad Zarif Naib Khil, head of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The international coalition arrested nine members of a family, including an imam, and took them to their base in central Logar province, an official said on Monday. The NATO-led soldiers arrested the nine in Wazir Qla, an area on... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): International forces arrested three moneychangers who they accused of organizing suicide attacks in the central province of Logar, officials said on Wednesday. Foreign troops detained the three men in the currency exchange bazaar... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Taliban insurgents are killing Afghans at the behest of Pakistan's spy agency in a bid to fuel insecurity in Afghanistan, a senior intelligence official in central Logar province alleged on Wednesday. The allegation was... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Several suspected militants were killed and captured as a joint security force targeted a Taliban facilitator in central Logar province, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Tuesday. "Both the captured... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A number of doctors in central Logar province say they have received death threats from armed insurgents and were compelled to quit their jobs at government-run hospitals. Last month, Javed Ahmad said he received two night letters... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Four Afghan soldiers and an interpreter for foreign troops were killed in a blast in the central province of Logar, officials said on Tuesday. The explosion took place on Monday evening near an Afghan National Army (ANA)... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A teenager was killed and his three brothers wounded in a coalition airstrike in central Logar province, an official said on Tuesday. PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A teenager was killed and his three brothers wounded in a coalition airstrike... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three international soldiers were wounded in a rocket attack by militants in the Muhammad Agha district of central Logar province, officials said on Thursday. The incident took place in the Dalanka area late Wednesday when the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Seven men were killed in a car crash in central Logar province on Monday afternoon when a speeding passenger car hit a truck on the Kabul-Gardiz highway, officials said. The incident occurred when the Corolla taxi heading to Kabul... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Four civilians were wounded in separate roadside bombings in central Logar province on Monday, officials said. The first blast took place in Porak area of the provincial capital, Pul-i-Alam, at 8am and wounded two men working on... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Unknown masked gunmen blew up a girls' high school in the provincial capital of central Logar province, officials said on Thursday. Three gunmen entered the Porak Girls High School late Wednesday night and planted explosives... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A NATO-led coalition force on Sunday arrested nearly a dozen men during a predawn operation in central Logar province for alleged involvement in "destructive activities", an official said. The soldiers raided five houses... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A senior agriculture official has been arrested by foreign troops and Afghan intelligence operatives in the central province of Logar, officials said on Monday. NATO-led coalition troops with officials from the National... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Police on Friday clashed with Taliban militants in central Logar province, with each side claiming it had inflicted casualties on the other. The clash erupted when Taliban fighters attacked on a police checkpoint in the Khan Tapa... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A meeting hall built at a cost of $277,000 was inaugurated in central Logar province on Tuesday, officials said. Constructed in the compound of the Logar Municipality, the hall had the capacity to accommodate 400 people at a time... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): One child was killed and three others were wounded when a mortar shell exploded in the Muhammad Agha district of central Logar province, an official said on Monday. The incident happened in Ghondai area late Sunday when the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Afghan and international forces killed one suspected rebel and arrested three others during a predawn operation in central Logar province on Sunday, officials said. During the operation in the Sarsang area of Pul-i-Alam, a... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Dacoits suffocated a couple to death with a rope before looting their house in central Logar province in the wee hours of Sunday, officials and residents said. The incident took place in the Saidan village at 2am when the robbers... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Seven new schools have been built in central Logar province and a number of others have been repaired by the Czech Provincial Reconstruction Team, officials said.Abdul Matin Jafar, director of the education department, said the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A Taliban-launched rocket attack killed two brothers and wounded five other civilians in central Logar province, officials said on Thursday.The incident happened when a rocket launched by the Taliban hit a house in Cheltan village... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Five rockets were fired at the Charkh district headquarters in central Logar province, partly damaging the building, an official said on Monday.The rockets were fired at about 9:30pm, district chief, Haji Samar Gul, told Pajhwok... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three famous canals in central Logar province, damaged by recent floods, would be reconstructed in five days, governor's spokesman assured on Saturday.The reconstruction of Baboos, Baraki and Sharafgan canals would cost $590,000,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Government officials in central Logar province said on Thursday a man was arrested red handed while planting a bomb in Muhammad Agha district.The explosives were placed in three buckets under a bridge on the Kabul-Gardez Highway in... read more
JALALABAD/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Floods caused by heavy rain have killed at least 17 people and damaged hundreds of homes in eastern Nangarhar and central Logar provinces, officials said on Thursday.Thousands of arable land was also washed away in Behsud... read more
The officers were trying to move two logistic vehicles which had been set on fire by the Taliban in the Juma Kala area on Wednesday when they came under fire, provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Mohammad Jan Abid told Pajhwok Afghan News.The injured... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A roadside bomb blast wounded three American soldiers in central Logar province, an official said on Tuesday.The explosion took place near the Allah Dadkhel village of the Baraki Barak town at 8am, targeting a patrol of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Construction work on a 36-kilomotre road was launched in central Logar province on Sunday, an official said.The road would link Khushi district with the provincial capital, Pul-i-Alam, said governor's spokesman Din Muhammad Darvesh... read more
PUL-I -ALAM (PAN): Dozens of livestock owners in Logar have demanded of the government to establish more dairies in the central province.Two dairies are currently working in the province, with livestock owners selling their products to consumers in... read more
SHARANA/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three police men were killed after the vehicle they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Saturday.In central Afghanistan, officials said, two Afghan National Army (... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A newly-constructed building for a high school has been inaugurated in central Logar province, an official said on Monday.The new building for the Hamid Karzai High School, funded by the Czech Provincial Reconstruction Team, is... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two children were killed and a third injured when a rocket hit their house in the central province of Logar late Tuesday, an official said.The incident took place in the Allahdadkhel area of Baraki Barak district, where gunmen... read more
KABUL (PAN): Three people have gone missing and about 400 mud houses have been destroyed due to overnight flash floods in the central province of Logar, an official said on Tuesday.The floods that hit Paeen Deh, Bala Deh, Dobandi and Padkhwab areas... read more
KABUL (PAN): Three people have gone missing and about 400 mud houses have been destroyed due to overnight flash floods in the central province of Logar, an official said on Tuesday.The floods that hit Paeen Deh, Bala Deh, Dobandi and Padkhwab areas... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Counter-Narcotics will provide $3.5 million to farmers in the central province of Logar who have stopped cultivating poppies, according to an official.Logar was declared poppy-free five years ago, but the aid had been... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The dead body of a second kidnapped US soldier was found in central Logar province on Wednesday, officials said.On Tuesday, NATO confirmed finding the remains of a missing soldier in the Charkh district of the same province. The... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A joint Afghan-NATO force found the dead body of one of the two missing US Navy service members in central Logar province on Monday morning, officials said.The corpse was found in a deserted house in the Patang area of Charkh... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): US forces launched a massive search operation for two soldiers who have missing in central Logar province on Sunday, when the Taliban insurgents changed their position on kidnapping the service-members.The huge air and ground... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two US soldiers disappeared in the increasingly volatile central province of Logar Saturday morning, officials and NATO said.The soldiers were captured by the insurgents in the Patank area of Charkh district, Taliban spokesman... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A Taliban commander and three of his fighters were killed in central Logar province, police said on Monday.The fight happened Sunday night, police chief of the province, Ghulam Mustafa Mohsini, saidThe slain commander was... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A retired Afghan intelligence officer, his brother and his brother's wife were gunned down by Taliban militants in central Logar province, officials said Thursday.The militants attacked the house of the former agent of the National... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Logar province in central Afghanistan was declared poppy-free five years ago, but since then the number of drug addicts has shot up.In 2005, there were 9,500 addicts in Logar. In 2009, that figure was 25,000 and in the current... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Masked gunmen shot dead a population registration officer in central Logar province on Tuesday, officials said.Haji Ghulam Muhammad was killed at 6:30am in the Charkh town, the administrative head of the district, Haji Samar Gul,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The bodies of 13 Afghans killed by unknown gunmen have been taken back to their homes in central Logar province, officials said on Sunday.The 13 were killed in the southeastern province of Paktia as they travelled back from Kurram... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Taliban militants have attacked the Azrah district headquarters in central Logar province for the second time in two days, injuring two police, an official said on Saturday.Two Taliban were killed and as many wounded in an hour-... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Militants launched a predawn attack on an administrative building in Azrah, a peaceful district in central Logar province, taking one Afghan soldier hostage, officials said Thursday.Taliban fighters attacked the district... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two US troops and one Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier were injured during a well-coordinated Taliban attack in the Charkh district of central Logar province on Monday.The joint US-Afghan force was conducting a search operation... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The administrative head of a district survived a rocket strike from Taliban, the third such attempt on his life in less than three months, in central Logar province on Monday.The Bark-i-Barak district chief, Muhammad Rahim Amin,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Shop owners of a district bazaar in central Logar province have accused foreign troops of causing them financial losses during an overnight search of their shops.A ten-member group of shopkeepers from the Charkh district had... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Five Taliban were killed and two others captured by Afghan and US-led coalition troops in central Logar province, officials said on Sunday.The operation was conducted in the Kharot and Rustumkhel villages of the Charkh district... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The administrative head of a district escaped unhurt in an assassination attack that wounded one of his guards in the central province of Logar on Saturday morning, an official said.Baraki Barak district chief, Muhammad Rahim, came... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Taliban insurgents attacked a convoy of US troops in Logar province last night, sparking a fierce gunbattle that lasted two hours, residents said on Friday.Two tanks of the foreign troops were destroyed in the assault that took... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Masked gunmen blew up an antenna of a private mobile communications company in central Logar province on Tuesday, an official said.The tower of the South Africa-based multinational company, MTN, was destroyed with explosives around... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Six members of two families were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in central Logar province, officials said on Saturday.The incident took place Friday evening in Garmaba area of Charkh district, the governor's... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A large number of residents of central Logar province want the government to place a full-stop to the ongoing fighting and bloodshed in the country by starting talks with the opponents.The demand comes when the Peace Jirga, earlier... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A large number of residents of central Logar province want the government to place a full-stop to the ongoing fighting and bloodshed in the country by starting talks with the opponents.The demand comes when the Peace Jirga, earlier... read more

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