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Judges among 8 injured in Logar bomb attack

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Feb 07, 2016 - 09:46
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Four judges and as many civilians were injured in a remote-controlled bomb attack on their vehicle in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province on Sunday morning. The bombing, killing a policeman, took place at around...
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2 policemen, civilian injured in Pul-i-Alam bombing

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Feb 01, 2016 - 14:54
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two policemen and a civilian were injured as a result of a remote-controlled bomb blast in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, an official said on Monday. A police vehicle, parked in front of the New Kabul Bank...
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Logar’s Azra district becomes major hashish hub

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Jan 27, 2016 - 15:57
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The Azra district of central Logar province has become a major hub of hashish crop cultivation and drug smuggling, local officials say. The district’s chief, Hamidullah Hamid, told Pajhwok Afghan News that most residents of the...
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Logar attains zero mother mortality, says official

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Jan 17, 2016 - 18:02
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Zero mother mortality-rate has been attained in central Logar province, health officials said on Sunday. Public Health Director Dr. Mohammad Zarif Naibkhil told this a gathering marking the inauguration of a female nurses and...
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Logar residents seek expansion of health services

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Jan 05, 2016 - 16:21
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Some residents of central Logar province complain of inadequate health facilities, saying they are faced with serious problems. Officials also acknowledge inadequacies, but claim taking necessary measures to resolve the issues...
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2 Logar education officials arrested for graft charges

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Jan 02, 2016 - 17:02
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Intelligence officials have arrested the former and current directors of the Teacher Training Centre in central Logar province over corruption charges, an official said on Saturday. Logar governor’s spokesman Salim Saleh told...
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8 tonnes of hashish seized by NDS, set alight in Logar

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Dec 29, 2015 - 14:01
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Intelligence operatives have seized and set alight eight tonnes of hashish in central Logar province, officials said on Tuesday. Saleem Saleh, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the hashish was recovered in the...
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7 senior Taliban, 3 civilians killed in Logar night raid

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Dec 21, 2015 - 15:58
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Taliban’s district and police chiefs for the Charkh district of central Logar province were among seven militants killed during an overnight operation by security forces, the town’s administrative head said on Monday...
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Cache of arms, ammunition seized in Logar: NDS

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Dec 15, 2015 - 18:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): Intelligence officials have seized an arms depot in Azra district of central Logar province, the spy service said on Tuesday. The depot belonged to Taliban and it was captured as a result of a special operation in the district, a...
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2 senior Logar officials detained on corruption charges

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Nov 20, 2015 - 13:57
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two senior provincial officials of central Logar province have been arrested on corruption charges, officials said on Friday. The provincial land authority and mines and petroleum directors have been arrested. A provincial...
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24 girls’ schools reopen in Logar after 5 months

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Nov 18, 2015 - 16:03
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Twenty-four girls’ schools, which had been closed by Taliban militants, were reopened in central Logar province, an official said on Wednesday. Education Department spokesman Mohammad Shapoor Arab told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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80pc of public offices lack buildings in Logar towns

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Nov 11, 2015 - 18:02
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The governor on Wednesday said 33 percent government departments in the provincial capital and 80 percent in districts of central Logar province were without buildings of their own.
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18 detained on land-grab charges in Logar

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Nov 09, 2015 - 17:19
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Security forces have arrested 18 persons over confiscating government land and constructing houses on it in central Logar province, officials said on Monday. The individuals were detained for grabbing public property in...
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Logar authorities start demolishing illegal houses

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Nov 03, 2015 - 19:49
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The authorities on Tuesday started demolishing dozens of houses illegally constructed on government land in central Logar province. The houses were identified as illegal by a joint delegation of the governor’s office, the...
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Girls’ school set alight by gunmen in Logar capital

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Oct 28, 2015 - 13:04
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have torched a girls’ school in Pul-I-Alam, the capital of central Logar province on Wednesday morning, an official said. Mohammad Shahpur Arab, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Taliban close 25 girls’ schools in Logar

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Oct 27, 2015 - 16:25
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have closed 25 schools for girls in two districts of central Logar province, depriving thousands of children from education, officials said on Tuesday. The 25 schools, including eight high, seven middle and...
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110 militants killed in Logar, Taliban refute

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Oct 15, 2015 - 15:58
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Local officials on Thursday said more than 100 Taliban militants have been killed during a week-old operation in Kharwar district of central Logar province, but the rebels rejected the claim. The governor’s spokesman, Salim...
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Logar governor orders probe into civilian deaths

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Oct 13, 2015 - 20:09
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The governor of central Logar province on Tuesday said an investigation into the alleged killing of four civilians by American forces had been opened.
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Gunmen kidnap 2 de-miners in Logar

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Oct 11, 2015 - 16:43
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two deminers have been kidnapped along with their truck by unidentified gunmen in Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, an official said on Sunday. The gunmen attacked local office of Sterling Global demining...
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Illegal extraction of Logar chromites goes on

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Oct 06, 2015 - 17:30
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Some members of the provincial council accuse the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum of allowing a company to illegally extract chromites in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province. Chromite is an iron chromium oxide...
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