PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Residents on Monday claimed 16 civilians were killed during an overnight joint Afghan-NATO forces’ operation in the Charkh district of central Logar province, but officials said most of the slain individuals were insurgents.
PUL-I-ALAM/KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three farmers were killed by rebels in southern Kandahar province while in another incident five Afghan Local Police (ALP) officials were wounded in an attack on a police convey in central Logar province, officials said on Sunday.
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Losing provincial council candidates on Tuesday staged a protest in the capital of central Logar province, accusing the Independent Election Commission (IEC) of fraud in tallying votes.
LASHKARGHA/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least 22 people -- mostly militants -- were killed and dozens, including policemen, injured in a fresh bout of violence in southern Helmand and central Logar provinces, officials said on Wednesday.
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The process of dispatching election materials to districts in central Logar province is underway and so far 30 of the 77 polling stations have been delivered the stuff, an official said on Wednesday.