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    48 projects completed in Laghman

    Mehterlam Baba (Pajhwok): Forty eight public welfare projects, costing 58 million afghanis, have been completed in eastern Laghman province, an official said on Saturday.


    Losers in Laghman blame IECC for partiality

    MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): A number of provincial council candidates in eastern Laghman province have blamed the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) for favoritism, saying some runners had been declared successful as a result of underhand deals.  

    Accidents & Disasters

    Laghman collision claims 2 lives

    MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and nine others wounded in a traffic incident on the Nangarhar-Laghman highway on Sunday, an official said.  

    Security and Crime

    Laghman bombing leaves 1 dead, 14 injured

    MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): One person was killed and 14 others were injured in a bomb blast in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, on Friday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Commander among 10 ALP personnel killed

    QALAT/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Ten Afghan Local Police (ALP) officials, including a commander, were killed in two fresh incidents of violence in southern Zabul and eastern Laghman provinces, officials said on Wednesday.

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    Women among 18 injured in Laghman blast

    MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Eighteen people, including three women, were wounded on Friday when a magnetic bomb exploded in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, the governor’s spokesman said.

    Security and Crime

    8 security men killed in Laghman, Paktia

    MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): At least five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and three Afghan Local Police (ALP) members have been killed in separate security incidents in southeastern Paktia and eastern Laghman provinces, officials said on Tuesday.


    Clash reported in Laghman; 3 Kunar polling centers closed

    ASADABAD/METARLAM (Pajhwok): Bomb blast in Alingar and gunfire in Qarghio districts of eastern Laghman were reported, with voting in three polling stations of another eastern Kunar province delayed indefinitely, officials said Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    Gunmen torch Laghman school’s record room

    MEHTARLAM (PAN): Unidentified gunmen set fire to the record room of a girls’ school overnight in eastern Laghman province, torching text books and copies of the holy Quran, officials said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    Above 2,000 ANA, police recruits complete training

    KABUL (PAN): About 2,164 Afghan National Army (ANA) and police recruits were awarded certificates on completing their training programmes in Nangarhar, Laghman and Kandahar provinces, officials said on Thursday.