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    Governance

    Logar PC members on strike over past 2 weeks

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Members of the provincial council of central Logar have been on strike over the past two weeks to push for the removal of senior officials, including the acting governor.



    Governance

    MCC asked to resume work on copper project

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Senior officials on Monday said 86 security posts had been set up around the Ainak copper mine in central Logar province and urged investors to resume work on tapping the world’s largest deposits.



    Security and Crime

    2 Taliban commanders killed in Logar raid

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two Taliban leaders, including an operational commander, were killed and as many detained by Afghan security forces in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province, an official said on Sunday.



    Governance

    1 student killed, 7 wounded in Logar explosion

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): One student was killed and seven others wounded as a result of an explosion in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province on Saturday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    4 high school students held in elder murder case

    PUL-I-ALAM/GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Four high school students have been arrested in connection with the killing of a tribal elder in central Logar province, police said on Thursday, when a student was found dead in Ghazni province.



    Security and Crime

    Commanders among 12 rebels killed

    LASHKARGAH/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least 12 militants, including a shadow district chief, have been killed during security operations in southern Helmand and central Logar provinces, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Robbery gang held from candidate’s home

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Police detained six armed robbers from the house of a failing provincial council candidate during a raid in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Bomber was ALP chief's nephew

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Monday’s suicide attack that killed the Afghan Local Police (ALP) chief for central Logar province, Sabz Ali, was carried out by his nephew, also a member of the force, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Insider kills Logar ALP chief in suicide attack

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The suicide attack that killed the Afghan Local Police chief for central Logar province inside the police headquarters on Monday was carried out by a rogue ALP member, officials said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Woman found dead with stab wounds

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A 35-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province on Sunday, officials said.