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PUL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): Taliban gunmen on Friday kidnapped eight deminers of a mine clearing NGO after torching their vehicles in central Logar province, the governor’s spokesman said. Din Mohammad Darwesh told Pajhwok Afghan News that militants... read more
PUL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): Five civilians were killed and as many wounded in a NATO airstrike in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province, the town’s administrative chief said on Friday. Eng. Rahim Amin told Pajhwok Afghan News the air... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The ratio of casualties among police in central Logar province has decreased markedly during anti-militant offensives in the area, an official said on Wednesday.Brig. Gen. Abdul Hakim Ishaqzai, the provincial police chief, told... read more
PUl-E-ALAM (PAN): The women's affairs department revealed on Tuesday voter registration centres for female did not exist in four district of central Logar province.Raisa Shema, the department head, said a large number of women were deprived of... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Construction work on two buildings for schools was launched in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, while a similar project was completed in central Logar province, officials said.The two buildings are being constructed in... read more
KUNDUZ CITY/TALOQAN (PAN): 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 killed and... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Six policemen, including two officers, were injured as suicide attackers struck a district headquarters in central Logar province on Saturday afternoon, officials said.The explosion happened in the Khoshi district centre at 1:30pm... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): At least 16 Pakistani suspects have been held on charges of fighting alongside the Taliban in central Logar province, officials said on Sunday. Members of the Afghan National Army (ANA) arrested them late Saturday night while... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The death toll from yesterday's suicide attack targeting a hospital in Logar province has risen to 38, and the number of injured to 50, officials said Sunday. The attack occurred around 11:20 am on Saturday when a car loaded... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): More than 30 people have been killed, and dozens more injured, in a suicide attack targeting a hospital in central Logar province, officials said on Saturday. The attack occurred around 11:20 am when a car loaded with explosives... read more
MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): A military vehicle of American forces was destroyed in a roadside bombing in Kabul, an official said on Sunday.The armoured vehicle hit the roadside bomb in the Bagh-i-Araq area of Qarabagh district on the Kabul-Parwan highway,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A former district chief and an intelligence official were killed days after being kidnapped by the Taliban militants in the central province of Logar on Friday, officials said.Bismillah Khan, a former administrative head of Azra... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Archaeologists have found as many as 42 ancient Buddhist relics, some dating back to the second century, in central Logar province, officials said.The items were discovered during excavations near Ainak where China is mining copper... read more
CHARIKAR (PAN): More than a dozen people were killed in overnight flash floods in the central province Parwan, officials said on Thursday.The Safi town was the worst-hit area, where 13 people were killed, the district chief, Abdul Wahid Safi, told... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): At least three civilians were killed and five others wounded in a NATO attack in the central province of Logar Monday evening, local officials said.The incident took place soon after a clash between Taliban fighters and NATO-led... read more
PUL-I-ALAM/GHAZNI CITY (PAN): A Taliban-planted roadside bomb destroyed a vehicle of foreign workers of a mega project in central Logar province on Wednesday, officials said.The explosion hit a vehicle of Chinese extractors at the Ainak Copper Mine... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): NATO-led troops detained four civilians during an operation in the central province of Logar, officials said on Friday.The military action, launched Thursday night in the Babus area on the outskirts of the provincial capital,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three policemen were killed and as many wounded in a roadside bomb attack in the Barak-i-Barak district of central Logar province on Tuesday.The explosion happened in Uzbekkhel area of the restive district at 5pm, the provincial... read more
GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Three Taliban fighters have been killed another two arrested with explosives in Ghazni and Logar provinces, officials said on Monday.In Qarabagh district of Ghazni, two insurgents were killed in a clash with guards of a private... read more
KABUL / QALAT (PAN): Fifty bags of ammonium nitrate, a chemical fertilizer used in homemade bombs, were seized and one man detained in central Logar province, a government statement said on Monday.The 50 kilogram bags were found in a truck heading... read more