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PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Deteriorating security in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, and Mohammad Agha district has forced two schools to be closed, depriving nearly 1,600 students of education.  Mohammad Shahpur Arab,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Four Taliban insurgents and two civilians have been killed during clashes in central Logar province, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman Shahpoor Ahmadzai told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants stormed security... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Six militants have been killed and three civilians injured in a clearing operation in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, an official said on Friday. Governor spokesman Mir Ahmad Selab told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The Provincial Council (PC) members admit the Taliban control more than half of central Logar province and have established check-posts on the Kabul-Gardez highway. Syed Qaribullah Sadaat, a PC member, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen gunned down former Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) commander and another civilian in a mosque in central Logar province, an official said on Thursday. The incident took place at around 10:00pm late on... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A dozen Taliban insurgents and two local policemen have been killed during a clash in Azra district of central Logar province, officials said on Sunday. The governor’s spokesman, Saleem Saleh, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Security forces have killed a key Taliban figure during a raid in the Charkh district of central Logar province, a statement from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Wednesday. The raid was conducted by the General Command of... read more
PUL-I-ALAM/KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Six militants have been killed and five others arrested in central Logar and northern Kunduz provinces, officials said on Tuesday. Two Haqqani Network fighters were killed and five others detained by security... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Some members of the provincial council have accused security forces of complicity in the smuggling of chromites in Mohammad Agha and Kharwar districts of central Logar province. But the governor’s house rejects the allegation... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A police officer and eight militants have been killed during separate incidents of violence in central Logar province, an official said on Saturday. Two armed insurgents stormed a police checkpoint in the Kandahari Pul area... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two civilians and five Taliban have been killed in an overnight clash with security forces in the Charkh district of central Logar province, an official said on Tuesday. Governor Spokesman Saleem Saleh told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and five others, including the district police chief, were wounded as a result of bomb explosion in the Mohammad Agha district of the central Logar province on Monday, an official said. District... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok):  Eighteen Taliban, including a notorious commander, has been killed in a clash and airstrikes in the Charkh district of central Logar province, an official said on Monday. Saleem Saleh, the governor’s spokesman, told... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Primitive traditions and security problems have led to a 13 percent cut in the number of women serving in different government departments in central Logar provinces. Many women, despite having professional qualifications,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Militants have suffered at least 17 casualties during a firefight with security forces in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province, local officials said on Friday. The overnight clash was triggered by an insurgent... read more
PUL-I-ALAM/KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A woman and three Taliban militants have been killed and three children wounded during a clash in central Logar province. In a separate incident, three Taliban militants were killed and two others wounded in won... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and three others injured as result of a traffic accident on Kabul-Logar highway on Monday, an official said. Police chief for Mohammad Agha district of Logar, Capt. Matiullah Sadiq, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have blown up a Shrine in the Barak-i-Barak district of the central Logar province, an officialsaid on Sunday. Mohammad Rahim Amin, the district’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the shrine... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Thirteen Taliban have been killed and five others wounded in security forces clearing operation in central Logar province, an official said on Saturday. Salim Saleh, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The Taliban have shot dead the Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander for the Mohammad Agha district of the central Logar province, an official said on Tuesday. The district’s administrative chief, Nasir Ahmad Amin, told... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two security personnel, seven Taliban were killed and 17 more were wounded during day-long gun battle in Charkh district of central Logar province on Thursday, an official said. Saleem Saleh, the governor’s spokesman, told... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The executive director for the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province has been shot dead after kidnapped by Taliban militants, an official said on Monday. Baraki Barak district’sadministrative chief, Mohammad Rahim... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): An education officer from central Logar province was killed by unidentified armed men in Chahar Asiab district of the capital Kabul province, the Ministry of Education (MoE) said Saturday. A statement from MoE received by... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Truckers complain police are extorting money from them on the Kabul-Gardez highway on one pretext or another, urging the higher-ups to alleviate their plight. This Pajhwok Afghan News reporter also took pictures of some... read more
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... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least five shops and two vehicles of security forces were destroyed in a magnetic bomb explosion in central Logar province on Saturday, an official said. Deputy police chief Col. Qari Mohammad Wara told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Four civilians were killed and seven others wounded as a result of a roadside bombing in the Khak-i-Jabbar district of Kabul on Friday, an official said. The incident took place at around 1pm when a vehicle-- coming from the... read more
Pul-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Seven people including the rural development director were wounded on Thursday when a helicopter made an emergency landing in central Logar province before noon, a local official said. The governor’s spokesman, Salim Saleh,... read more
PUL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): Three students have been killed in separate security incidents in central Logar province, officials said on Thursday. Shahpoor Arab, director education, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incidents took place in Pul-i-Alam, the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) arrested six schools’ principals in central Logar province for their alleged links with Taliban, an official said on Thursday. Deputy Education Director Wazir Ahmad Momand told... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The governor of central Logar province on Sunday said 35 percent of government institutions had no proper buildings because powerful land mafia had grabbed thousands of acres of state land. Mohammad Halim Fidaee told... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A school principal was killed and three others were wounded in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the Mohammad Aghi district of central Logar province, an official said on Monday. Mohammad Shapoor Arab, provincial... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A girl and her lover committed suicide after the former’s parents refused the marriage in the Mohammad Agha district in central Logar province, an official said on Thursday. Matiullah Abdulrahimzai, the district police chief... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): As many as six people were wounded when a fight erupted over a land dispute between Kochis and local residents in central Logar province, an official said on Saturday. Col. Qari Mohammad Wara, police chief, told Pajhwok... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two minors have been killed and as many wounded when a mine went off in central Logar province, an official said on Wednesday. Din Mohammad Darwaish, governor spokesperson, told Pajhwok Afghan News the land mine exploded... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Construction work on asphalting an 11 kilometres long road kicked off on Sunday in central Logar province, an official said. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Governor Mohammad Halim Fidaee said the road was around 11... read more
PUL-E-ALM/JALALABAD/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least 13 insurgents have been killed in US drone strikes in eastern Nangarhar and Kunar provinces, security officials said on Sunday. In central Logar province, commander of Afghan Local Police (ALP)... read more
MAIMANA/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A civilian was died in a bomb blast in Andkhoy district of northern Faryab province while a doctor was gunned down by unidentified gunmen in central Logar province, officials said on Monday. Sultan Sanjar,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Fierce fighting between security forces and Taliban claimed lives of 17 militants and two security personnel on Sunday in Azra district of central Logar province, an official said on Sunday. Mohammad Dawood Ahmadi,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok):  The nine deminers who were abducted by unidentified gunmen have been released in central Logar province, an official said on Monday. A day earlier, the Taliban militants abducted nine de-miners of Halo Trust... read more
PUL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): One person was killed and three others wounded in an armed clash between two families over land dispute on Tuesday in Pul-i-Alm, the capital of central Logar province, an official said. Brig. Gen. Abdul Hakim Ishaqzai, police... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Officials in central Logar province on Sunday demanded reinforcements as hundreds of Pakistani and Chechen Taliban were battling with security forces to seize Azra district of the province.  Abdul Wali Wakil, Logar... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and as many wounded in a roadside blast in Pul-i-Alam, the capital city of central Logar province, an official said on Thursday. Mohammad Darwaish, the spokesman for acting... read more
KHOST CITY/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A police trainer was killed in a remote control bomb explosion in southeastern Khost province on Monday morning, an official said. Provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Faizullah Ghairat told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two Taliban insurgents were killed when they attacked Afghan and international security personnel in the central province of Logar, officials said on Monday. The clash happened Sunday evening when Taliban fighters attacked a... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Habibul Rahman lost his 30-year-old wife in childbirth because there was no hospital in central Logar province equipped to help her. Had the new $32 million Aminullah Khan hospital in the provincial capital opened on schedule,... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Residents of Charkh district in central Logar province said on Monday that they would either flee their areas or put up resistance if foreign soldiers continued with their "irresponsible" operations. As many as 400... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The first of 90,000 fruit tree saplings were sold at a reduced price to farmers in central Logar province on Saturday, officials said. The saplings are being handed out by an Afghan NGO called Bunwali Peace Foundation (BPF). The... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Two US soldiers were wounded when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in central Logar province, an official said on Wednesday. The explosive device placed beneath a small bridge went off in the Baraki Barak district Tuesday evening... read more