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PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok):  A public uprising commander was killed along with his three fighters after Taliban insurgents ambushed them in the Barak-i-Barak district of central Logar province on Sunday, officials said. Haji Khalil was travelling... read more
GHAZNI CTY/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Three Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel were killed in an insurgent attack and a woman was injured in a separate rocket fire in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Monday. The three ALP men were killed... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A bomb blast killed three policemen, including two officers, in the Barak-i-Barak district of central Logar province on Wednesday afternoon, an official said.A fourth policeman was injured in the blast that ripped through their... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander was killed on Wednesday when a magnetic bomb attached to his vehicle went off near the capital of central Logar province, officials said.Ghufran was travelling in his private car from his... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Four policemen, including three officers, and 10 insurgents were killed during a fierce gun-battle near the capital of central Logar province on Thursday, officials said.The clash broke out in the Mandokhel area, one kilometre... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Three civilians were killed and two others seriously wounded in a drone airstrike by NATO-led troops in the capital of central Logar province on Friday, an official said.Brig. Gen. Abdul Hakim Ishaqzai, the provincial police... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Security forces have repulsed a coordinated attack by hundreds of insurgents on the Azra district of central Logar province, an official claimed on Sunday.A number of security posts in the restive district came under attack... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The mayor for Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province has been shot dead inside his home by suspected insurgents, police said on Friday.The district police chief, Abdul Wakil Haqyar, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Mayor... read more
PUL-I-ALAM/KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Seventeen militants have been killed during operations and a NATO airstrike in central Logar and southern Kandahar provinces, officials said on Saturday.Logar police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Hakim Ishaqzai told... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Three individuals planning bomb attacks during Saturday’s runoff election have been detained in central Logar province, a police official said on Friday.Col. Sher Daud Zarin told Pajhwok Afghan News the detainees had been... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The rural development director of southeastern Paktia province was killed following an accident on the Kabul-Gardez highway on Saturday, an official said.Logar traffic department head Capt. Gul Ahmad told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Security forces shot dead a high schoolteacher during a brief raid on his home in this capital city of central Logar province, the education director said on Monday.Logar Education Director Mohammad Akbar Stanikzai told Pajhwok... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A Public Order Police member was killed and four others were wounded in a suicide attack in the Charkh district of central Logar province on Monday, an official said.The bombing took place at around 9:00am in the Bandoka... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) were shot dead by their colleague in central Logar province on Wednesday, an official said.The shooting followed a verbal clash between ALP personnel in Pul-i-Alam, the provincial... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Residents of the Barak-i-Barak district in central Logar province have picked up guns to drive insurgents from their areas, an official said on Monday.Numbering more than a thousand, the gun-wielding residents made the uprising... read more
PUL-I-Alam: (Pajhwok): Residents and provincial council members on Monday rejected the official claim of polling stations’ security in central Logar provinces.Officials assured residents of tight security during the elections despite the fact that... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Residents of Kharwar and Charkh districts in central Logar province complain they have been facing problems in obtaining identity cards and meeting their legitimate demands.  Sajid, a resident of Sheikh Musa locality of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A Ministry of Higher Education delegation arrived in central Logar province on Wednesday to resolve the entry test issue, as dozens of high school graduates staged a protest rally.The affected students rallied for two hours in the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A delegation of the Ministry of Higher Education, which visited the province to conduct an entry test in central Logar, threw answer sheets in water channels on their way back to Kabul.About 3,632 new school graduates, including... read more
PUL-I-ALM (PAN): Two school students were killed and five others injured in a rocket attack in central Logar province, an official said Sunday.Din Mohammad Darwesh, the governor spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place last... read more
KABUL (PAN): Two rebel commanders and as many would-be suicide attackers were killed during a drone attack in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province on Saturday, an official said.The pilotless aircraft struck a car carrying the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN):  The Charkh district chief was injured and hospitalised after a Taliban-fired mortar shell hit the district’s headquarters in central Logar province, police said on Sunday.Logar deputy police chief Col. Abdul Wali Tofan told... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): International Security Assistance Force (ISAP) troops have detained five people, including a tribal elder, during an operation in central Logar province, residents claimed on Tuesday.Resident Javed Hashimi said the foreign soldiers... read more
KABUL (PAN): One public order policeman was killed and five others, including two women, were injured when a bomb-rigged motorcycle went off in the capital of central Logar province on Friday, an official and witnesses said.The blast took place in... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The authorities in central Logar province on Wednesday launched a crackdown on influential figures having grabbed thousands of acres of state-owned land.Governor Arsala Jamal told Pajhwok Afghan News about 15,000 acres of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): An official on Tuesday said 32 insurgents had been detained and a huge quantity of explosives and arms seized during a week-long security operation in central Logar province, but the Taliban rejected the claim.The operation... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) troops were injured when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a military installation in central Logar province on Tuesday.The bomber first opened fire at the troops and detonated... read more
GHAZNI CITY/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Massive flooding unleashed by heavy rains left at least five people dead, 60 homes destroyed and thousands of acres of farmland inundated in southern Ghazni and central Logar provinces, officials said on Thursday.In... read more
KABUL (PAN): A night time airstrike by NATO-led International Security Assistance Force killed at least 15 Taliban insurgents in central Logar province, an official said on Wednesday.The air raid on Tuesday night targeted a group of militants who... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Five children and two women have died of hunger and lack of access to health facilities as a result of road blockades by the Taliban over the past five months in the Azra district of central Logar province, an official and... read more
HERAT CITY/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): New buildings for five schools are being constructed in western Herat and central Logar provinces, officials said on Thursday.The structures in Herat are under construction in Farsi, Kuhansan and Pashtun Zarghon... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A nighttime NATO airstrike killed at least 15 Taliban insurgents on the outskirts of Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, an official said.The strike took place Wednesday night near Pul-i-Alam after the insurgents... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Gunmen shot dead the head and a member of a local community council in the Barak-i-Barak district of central Logar province on Sunday, an official said.The two were killed in the noon in Yahya Qala area, the Barak-i-Barak district... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Fifteen Taliban insurgents were killed and five others were detained during a joint Afghan-ISAF forces’ operation in the central province of Logar, officials said on Sunday.ISAF provided air support to the ground Afghan security... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Gunmen shot dead a High Peace Council (HPC) official on his way home in the central province of Logar on Sunday, an official said.Mullah Bashir was attacked by Taliban insurgents in the Dabar area of Charkh district, the provincial... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Residents and their local representatives on Wednesday accused the higher education minister and some lawmakers of "deceiving them by launching work a ghost university project" in central Logar province. Residents said Higher... read more
 PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two separate protest rallies in central Logar province on Wednesday strongly denounced a statement attributed to a top Pakistani cleric justifying suicide attacks in Afghanistan.Hundreds of people, including religious... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Dozens of residents of this provincial capital on Saturday protested against the Logar municipality department for what they called blatant corruption and a failure to address civic problems.Organised by a civil society group, the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): US Special Forces shot dead three civilians and detained two others in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province, an official claimed on Sunday.The deaths occurred on Saturday night when American troops fired at a... read more
PUL-E-ALAM (PAN): Prince Mirwais Zahir on Sunday revealed that thousands of acres of their family land had been seized by local mafias in central Logar province.Zahir, son of the late King Zahir Shah, while addressing a meeting attended by the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A recently-constructed hostel and dining hall for an agricultural high school was inaugurated in the central province of Logar, officials said on Tuesday.Education minister, Mohammad Farooq Wardak and his deputy Mohammad Asif Nang... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A helicopter carrying US soldiers made a forced landing on the outskirts of Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, officials and the alliance said on Tuesday, with Taliban claiming they shot it down.Logar deputy police... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): At least 18 people were injured in twin bomb explosions in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, on Sunday morning, said officials.Police officer Rais Khan Sadiq told Pajhwok Afghan News after the first explosion,... read more
KABUL/KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Forty-seven militants were killed during a string of security operations in several provinces over the past 24 hours, officials said on Sunday.The Ministry of Interior (MoI) and said the joint operations were conducted by... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three militants were killed and a dozen others, including civilians, wounded in an airstrike by NATO-led troops in central Logar province on Monday, officials said.The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) conducted the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A civilian was killed and 16 others, including a woman, were wounded when a rocket landed on a district in central Logar province, an official said on Sunday.The incident occurred late on Saturday when the Taliban tried to target... read more
QALA-I-NAW/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Four Taliban militants were detained during a police operation in western Baghis province, while three policemen were wounded in a clash with insurgents in central Logar, officials said on Wednesday.In Badghis, the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A man was killed and two others were injured after security guards of a district chief opened fire on protestors in northern Baghlan province on Monday, an official said.Hundreds people staged a peaceful protest against the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A newly-constructed building for the police headquarters was inaugurated in central Logar province on Wednesday, an official said.Funded by the Ministry of Defence, the project cost $7.5 million (376.05 million afs) and took two... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Security Transition Commission Chairman Dr. Ashraf Ghazni Ahmadzai on Sunday accused some ministries of incompetence and doing little to resolve people’s problems.During a visit to central Logar province, The ex-finance minister... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The top NATO commander in Afghanistan on Monday underlined the need for enhanced coordination among Afghan security forces.International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Commander Gen. John R. Allen issued the call during a visit... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): At least four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and three others injured in a roadside bomb explosion in central Logar province, official said on Tuesday.The blast occurred this afternoon in the Daudkhel area on the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A youth returning home after prayers was assassinated by unknown gunmen on motorcycles in central Logar province, police said.Deputy police chief, Col. Rayees Khan Sadiq, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the youth was shot dead by two... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Seven militants, including four mine planters, were killed and another injured during separate clashes in southeastern Khost and central Logar provinces, officials said on Monday.The skirmish happened on Sunday night in the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A sole militant who resumed attacks early Monday morning, targetting a government office in central Logar province, was killed, an official said.The fighter, who escaped after Sunday's clashes and moved to... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A sole militant who resumed attacks early Monday morning, targetting a government office in central Logar province, was killed, an official said.The fighter, who escaped after Sunday's clashes and moved to another... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Afghan intelligence operatives thwarted a militant major plot to launch attacks in central Logar province, seizing a cache of arms and missiles, an official revealed on Wednesday.Speaking on condition of anonymity, the National... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN):  Senior Afghan officials on Sunday blamed neighbouring countries for hiring insurgent groups to damage the Ainak mine -- tipped as the world’s largest copper reserves -- in Central Logar  province.The allegation came at a... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): In a protest against the cruel killing of civilians by US troops in southern Kandahar, the provincial council office of central Logar province was closed on Tuesday. Sixteen civilians, including women and children, were killed on... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Medicines and medical equipment worth $30,000 meant for a health clinic in central Logar province had gone missing after they were handed over to Afghan National Army (ANA) troops for airlifting, officials said on Saturday.The... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A kidnappers’ gang was busted by intelligence operatives during a week-long operation in central Logar province, an official said on Wednesday. A man was released after being kept for 27 days in captivity and the group members... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Security officials closed the Porak bazaar in central Logar province after a policeman was abducted by unidentified gunmen, an official said on Wednesday.The policeman was on his way home when he went missing near the Porak area on... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Four Afghan prisoners held at the US troops-run Bagram detention facility in central Parwan province were released to authorities in Logar province, an official said on Thursday.The four had been arrested on the charges of links... read more
PUL-I-ALM (PAN): Officials in central Logar province on Tuesday criticised the High Peace Council as incompetent, saying its members regularly received salaries but did nothing to justify their privileges.The council had taken no practical steps... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two people were killed and as many wounded during a clash in the central province of Logar, officials said on Saturday.The clash erupted after two families exchanged hot words over an old dispute on a piece of land in the Qala-i-... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A high-powered delegation sent to central Logar province by the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) on Friday said the housing problem of nomad Kuchis should be resolved.Agriculture Minister Mohammad Asif... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three policemen were detained in connection with the abduction of children in central Logar and southeastern Paktia provinces, an official said on Sunday.One policeman in Paktia and two in Logar were arrested on the basis of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Suspected militants abducted one employee of the Public Works Department while eight others managed to escape in central Logar province, an official said on Saturday.The employees were returning to Pul-i-Alam, the provincial... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three insurgents were killed and two others detained with weapons and explosives during two separate operations in central Logar province, officials said on Tuesday.One of the gunbattles happened in the Ibrahimkhel area of Brak-i-... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three years of efforts at developing the Ainak copper mine in central Logar province have failed due to outside interference, a senior official alleged on Monday.The mine, located 30 kilometres southeast of Kabul, is believed to... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A public sector university would be established with revenue from the Ainak copper mine in central Logar province, officials said on Saturday.Provincial council chief, Dr. Abdul Wali Wakil, told a news conference the proposed... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three suspected Taliban loyalists were detained during a joint Afghan-coalition forces' operation in central Logar province, officials said on Sunday.The operation was conducted early on Sunday in the Neyazi Porak area on the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two alleged members of the Haqqani network have been detained by foreign troops during an operation in central Logar province, officials said on Thursday.The overnight operation by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Up to 70 Afghan civilians were wounded in powerful suicide truck bombing near the entrance to an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) facility in central Logar province on Friday, officials said.As usual, the Taliban... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three private security guards were killed when their vehicle was blown up in central Logar province, officials said on Saturday.The remote-controlled blast took place in Tundan area on the outskirts of Pul-i-Alam, the provincial... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three civilians were wounded as a result of a suicide attack in central province of Logar on Sunday afternoon, officials said.The bombing occurred at around 3pm when an explosives-rigged motorcycle was detonated at the entrance to... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A man, suspected of several rocket attacks on the Miss Ainak copper mine, has been arrested in central Logar province, an official said on Tuesday.Identified as Khayal Gul, the man was arrested from his house near the mine, a... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A commander was among three militants killed during a joint operation by Afghan and foreign troops in central Logar province, officials said on Monday.A fourth insurgent was detained during the overnight operation that took place... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two guards of a private security company were found dead in central Logar province on Sunday, a day after their abduction, officials said.The bodies were found in the Nu Borja area of Baraki Barak district in the morning after... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two policemen were injured and a Taliban commander detained during a clash in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province, officials said on Saturday.The clash erupted after a group of insurgents ambushed a police patrol... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Four civilians were killed and three others injured in two traffic accidents in central Logar province, officials said on Saturday.The first incident took place after a truck collided with a Corolla car in the Dasht-i-Saqawa area... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Some residents of central Logar province on Sunday said their representatives in the provincial council were not attending the office, accusing them of choosing personal affairs over serving their voters.They said the public... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Four Taliban militants, including two mine-planters, were detained in central Logar province on Saturday, an official said.Two individuals were held in Baraki Barak district, where they wanted to plant mines, the provincial police... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The distribution of residential plots to teachers started on Sunday in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, officials said.The plots are part of a 300-acre township for teachers, according to Abdul Matin Jafar, the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The Ministry of Agriculture for the first time has introduced saffron crop to central Logar province to help farmers explore new economic options for themselves, officials said on Thursday.“For the first time in my life, I... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Five suspected fighters were detained during an operation by international soldiers in the Qala-i-Shahi area on the outskirts of Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, police chief, Brig. Gen. Ghulam Sakhi Rogh Lewanai... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two insurgents were killed and a third injured by the explosives they were planting in the central province of Logar, officials said on Sunday.The incident occurred when the militants were planting a roadside bomb in the Patkhwab... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three militants were detained while planting roadside bombs in central Logar province, officials said on Monday.The rebels were held with an AK-47 assault rifle and a motorcycle on Sunday night in the Dabar area of Charkh district... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): One civilian was killed and four others were injured when a police vehicle veered off the road in central Logar province on Sunday, officials said.The accident happened at about 7:30am in the Qala-i-Sayed Habibullah area on the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): One student was killed and 11 others, including a teacher, were injured on Sunday when a mortar shell landed in a school in the central province of Logar, officials said. The incident occurred at around 11:30am during a clash... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and two others injured when their vehicle overturned in central Logar province on Wednesday, officials said on Wednesday.The incident happened near the National Directorate of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The dead bodies of six ISAF contractors were found four days after their abduction in the central province of Logar, officials said on Saturday.Nine workers of a company, clearing an ISAF base in Pul-i-Alam of garbage, were... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two suspected militants were killed and a third detained in the Charkh district of central Logar province, officials said on Friday.The fighters were killed during an overnight operation by coalition forces in the Garm Aaba area of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier shot and killed his two international counterparts and an Afghan comrade  before he was killed at a joint military base in central Logar province on Saturday, officials said.But ISAF media... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Flash floods triggered by heavy rains killed three people and swept away thousands of acres of agricultural land in central Logar province, an official said on Monday.Districts including Mohammad Agha, Baraki Barak and Charkh are... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two NATO supply fuel tankers were torched by militants in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, an official said on Wednesday.Maj. Gen. Ghulam Sakhi Rough Liwanai, the provincial police chief, said the incident took... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has detained two suspected militants during an operation in central Logar province, security officials said on Sunday. Zar Muhammad and his son were arrested in the Zarghon area... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A woman and a child were injured when a coalition-fired rocket hit a hospital in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, officials said on Wednesday. Abdul Hamid Hamed, the district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A district chief escaped unhurt in a Taliban ambush and two insurgents were killed in the ensuing clash in central Logar province on Tuesday, the police chief said. The rebels fired at Baraki Barak district chief Eng. Mohammad... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two militants were killed and a third wounded during a clash with Afghan and foreign forces in the Barak-i-Barak district of central Logar province, an official said on Tuesday. The four-hour firefight was touched off by a rebel... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Nearly a dozeninsurgents, including a Taliban-appointed district chief, were killed and 18 others wounded during a clash with police in the Azra district of central Logar province, an official said on Saturday Three policemen were... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three Pakistani labourers were killed and two Afghans were injured in a militant attack in central Logar province, officials said Saturday. The Taliban fighters attacked the workers late Friday while they were constructing a... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Six Taliban fighters have been killed and more than a dozen others wounded during an ongoing operation in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, an official said on Friday. Launched three days ago, the operation was... read more
PUL-I-ALAM/MEHTARLAM (PAN): Unidentified gunmen kidnapped the secretary of the Logar Provincial Council and three others in the eastern province of Laghman, officials said on Saturday. The incident took place on Wednesday in the Aziz Khan Kas area... read more
  PUL-I-ALAM/MEHTARLAM (PAN): Unidentified gunmen kidnapped the secretary of the Logar Provincial Council and three others in the eastern province of Laghman, officials said on Saturday. The incident took place on Wednesday in the Aziz Khan... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The Taliban torched three mobile phone towers overnight in central Logar province, officials said Thursday. Taliban fighters overran the mobile phone towers late Wednesday night in the Zarghun area of Mohammad Agha district, Col.... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Six Afghans working for international troops in central Logar province were injured in a militant attack on Wednesday, police said. The six were travelling in a bus when gunmen attacked them in the Khadir area on the outskirts of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM/ MAIMANA (PAN): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a former jihadi commander in the central province of Logar on Tuesday, police said. Kaka, a former commander of the Ittihad Party, was gunned down in the Surkhabad area of Mohammad Agha... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Five Taliban insurgents were killed during an operation in the central province of Logar, officials said on Monday. Afghan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) concluded the week-long operation codenamed Omaid (Hope... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A 12-year-old girl was killed and three civilians were injured in a clash between Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and Taliban fighters in Logar central province, officials said on Saturday. The clash erupted on Friday night,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two private security guards and as many Taliban fighters were killed during a clash in the central province of Logar on Monday morning, an official said. Five workers of the private security firm, escorting a supply convoy, were... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A Turkish engineer, who was abducted three weeks back, was freed in central Logar, province on Saturday, an official said. Kamaluddin and two other Turkish engineers had been abducted by suspected militants on their way to Kabul... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Unidentified gunmen shot dead an elderly couple in Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, officials said on Wednesday. The attackers killed the 85-year old Imam Shah, an amulet writer, and his spouse on Tuesday night in... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Militants attacked a police patrol searching for bombs planted beneath culverts in central Logar province early on Friday, injuring one police officer, an official said. The attack that took place in Khadar area, two kilometres... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The Taliban torched a taker carrying fuel for international forces in central Logar province on Monday which blocked the Kabul-Gardez highway for hours, officials said. The incident happened at 10am in Muhammad Agha district when... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Afghan soldiers shot dead two protesters in central Logar province on Sunday, despite a US pastor's decision to abandon plans to burn copies of the Quran, an official said.Hundreds of people packed streets in the Barki Barak... read more
JALALABAD/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Candidates standing in next week's parliamentary election say their rivals were using the Quran-burning protests as a pretext to rip down competitors' posters.The threat by a pastor of a Florida-based church, Terry Jones... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two US soldiers and eight Taliban were killed during a clash in the central province of Logar on Thursday, officials said.But the International Security Assistance Force said it had no knowledge of the clash.Taliban fighters had... read more

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