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    Abdul Maqsud Azizi

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    Culture

    Worshippers abandon Pul-i-Alam mosque

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Worshippers have deserted the main mosque in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, in the aftermath of a bomb blast that killed Governor Arsala Jamal on the first day of Eidul Adha.



    Security and Crime

    Rebels killed in clash; civilians injured in blast

    GHAZNI CITY/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Five armed militants have been killed in the Charkh district of central Logar province and three civilians injured in Ghazni, officials said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Jamal’s assassination: Security officials held

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two security officials have been detained in connection with the assassination of Logar Governor Arsala Jamal, the acting governor said on Monday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Logar governor killed in bomb blast at mosque

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A bomb explosion killed the governor of central Logar province on Tuesday when he was delivering a speech to mark the first day of Eidul Adha, officials said.



    Reconstruction

    Work on industrial town begins in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Logar Governor Arsala Jamal laid the foundation stone of an industrial town in the Mohammad Agha district of the central province on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Logar candidates concerned at rising insecurity

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Candidates for provincial council elections in central Logar province fear voting in some districts is unlikely to take place due to security threats.



    Security and Crime

    Education office set alight, student killed

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): An education office was set alight and a student killed in central Maidan Wardak province while a teacher was shot dead by militants in neighbouring Logar, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Rebel leader among 11 killed

    PUL-I-ALAM/FAIZABAD (PAN): Nearly a dozen insurgents, including a commander, have been killed and eight others detained in Badakhshan and Logar provinces, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Azra road stays closed; food supplies dry up

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The Taliban have blocked the Azra-Logar road, causing a shortage of food supplies and hike in prices of commodities, leaving university students stranded in the besieged town, public representatives and residents said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistani engineer abducted in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A Pakistani engineer has been kidnapped in central Logar province, bringing to a halt work on an under-construction hospital in Pul-i-Alam, an official said on Thursday.