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    Coordinated Taliban attack on Azra repulsed

    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.


    3 injured as Logar protest turns violent

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least two protestors were shot injured by the governor of central Logar province after he opened fire at them with an AK-47 assault rifle in the provincial capital, Pul-i-Alam, on Sunday afternoon, the protest organisers alleged.

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    Logar attorney shot injured

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A prosecutor was injured by gunmen in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province on Wednesday, an official said. The attackers were shot dead by police.

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    3 worshippers gunned down in mosque

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Gunmen dragged three worshippers out of a mosque and shot them dead in central Logar province.

    Elsewhere, two protesters were killed by security personnel in northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said on Saturday.

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    15 fighters eliminated in drone strike

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Fifteen militants were killed in an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) drone strike in central Logar province on Saturday, local officials said.

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    Pajhwok reporter threatened with death

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The reporter of Pajhwok Afghan News in central Logar province has been threatened with death after he filed a story regarding corruption with the connivance of Governor Niaz Mohammad Amiri.

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    Logar governor accused of selling stolen oil

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The governor of central Logar province has allegedly sold 20,000 litres of fuel, which was stolen from an Afghan National Army (ANA)’s battalion and recovered by police, a government official said on Thursday.


    Female literacy course launched in Logar

    PUL-I-ILM (Pajhwok): A nine-month literacy course for women and girls has been launched in central Logar province, officials said on Monday.

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    Casualties among Logar police down

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The ratio of casualties among police in central Logar province has decreased markedly during anti-militant offensives in the area, an official said on Wednesday.

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    ALP official’s son killed in Logar blast

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The son of Afghan Local Police (ALP) died and his wife wounded when a bomb planted in front of his house gate exploded in central Logar province, an official said on Wednesday.