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    MCC asked to resume work on copper project

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Senior officials on Monday said 86 security posts had been set up around the Ainak copper mine in central Logar province and urged investors to resume work on tapping the world’s largest deposits.

    Security and Crime

    Militants gun down teacher in Logar

    UL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a teacher of the Daudkhel School in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, on Saturday, an official said.


    Logar officials accused of massive corruption

    PUL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): A number of provincial council members of central Logar province on Wednesday threatened to boycott until some senior officials were removed from their positions.

    Security and Crime

    4 high school students held in elder murder case

    PUL-I-ALAM/GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Four high school students have been arrested in connection with the killing of a tribal elder in central Logar province, police said on Thursday, when a student was found dead in Ghazni province.

    Security and Crime

    Policemen among 6 killed in Helmand, Logar

    LASHKARGAH/ PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead prosecutor of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Lashkargah, the provincial capital of southern Helmand, an official said Tuesday.

    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.