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    Security and Crime

    9 insurgents eliminated in Logar, Helmand

    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.



    Governance

    Logar voter registration centre closed

    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).



    Security and Crime

    Logar women stress election security

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Women activists on Monday underlined the need for security around polling stations for female voters in central Logar province.



    Security and Crime

    Logar: 5 Afghan soldiers killed in NATO blitz

    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 the bereaved families.



    Security and Crime

    US, Afghan forces ransack radio office in Logar

    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 they were subjected to torture and the office equipment broken.



    Security and Crime,Education

    Prayer leader gunned down in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a seminary teacher, who was also a prayer leader, in central Logar province on Saturday.



    Governance

    Govt departments default on power bills

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A number of government departments in central Logar province owe million of afghanis in arrears to the power utility.



    PUL-E-ALAM, Dec 22, 2013: A close view of the historical city close to Aynak copper mine in central Logar province.
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    Security and Crime

    6 dead, over a dozen wounded in Logar blast

    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.