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    Security and Crime

    Bomber was ALP chief's nephew

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Monday’s suicide attack that killed the Afghan Local Police (ALP) chief for central Logar province, Sabz Ali, was carried out by his nephew, also a member of the force, officials said on Wednesday.


    New PC members take oath in 3 provinces

    TIRINKOT/PUL-I-ALAM/AIBAK (Pajhwok): The newly-elected provincial council members were sworn-in on Sunday in their respective Uruzgan, Logar and Samangan provinces.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Woman found dead with stab wounds

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A 35-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province on Sunday, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    Oath ceremony attacked in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Three policemen were wounded on Sunday when a man lobbed a hand grenade into the gate of the governor’s house, where newly-elected provincial council (PC) members were taking oath in central Logar province, an official said.


    20-bed rehab inaugurated in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A rehabilitation centre was inaugurated on Friday in central Logar province, where nearly 40,000 individuals are said to be drug addicts.

    Security and Crime

    Logar mayor detained on graft charges

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Special Forces of the Interior Ministry on Thursday detained the mayor of central Logar province on corruption charges, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Soldiers among 9 killed in Charkh fighting

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Authorities in central Logar province on Sunday confirmed the death of four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and five rebels in coordinated attacks on security posts.

    Security and Crime

    14 security personnel killed in Khost, Logar

    KHOST CITY/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least 14 security personnel have been killed by armed rebels in southeastern Khost and central Logar provinces, officials said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    Magnetic bomb kills ALP commander in Logar

    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.

    Security and Crime

    Police officers among 14 dead in Logar battle

    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.