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    Governance

    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.  



    MEHTAR-E-Lam, May 17, 2012: Officers of the 201 Selab Military Corps at 1st battalion of 2nd brigade pose for a photo session in eastern Laghman province.

    MEHTAR-E-Lam, May 17, 2012: Officers of the 201 Selab Military Corps at 1st battalion of 2nd brigade pose for a photo session in eastern Laghman province.

    Security and Crime

    5 ANA soldiers killed in Laghman blast

    MEHTARLAM (PAN): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and two others wounded in a roadside bombing in eastern Laghman province, officials said on Monday.



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    10 rebels join peace process in Laghman

    MEHTARLAM (PAN): A commander was among 10 insurgents who joined the peace process in eastern Laghman province, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    13 Taliban perish in airstrike, gunbattle

    LASHKARGAH/LAGHMAN (PAN): Thirteen Taliban insurgents were killed in an airstrike and a gunbattle in southern Helmand and eastern Laghman provinces, officials said on Friday.



    MEHTARLAM, Apr 24, 2012: Four members of the minority Sikh community pose for a group photo in eastern Lagham province.

    Accidents & Disasters

    1 dead, 4 injured in Laghman collision

    MEHTARLAM (PAN): One person was killed and four others injured when a car crashed into another car in eastern Laghman province on Friday, traffic officials said.