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  • The martyred Noor Ahmad anniversary celebrated in Helmand

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    This anniversary took place on Friday in Lashkar Gah. Correspondents and civil activists had participated in the ceremony. Speaker at the session said, Noor Ahmad Noori was a correspondent working for the New York Times and Helmand local...

  • Elections to be held in peaceful atmosphere in Helmand: Official assures

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    An Afghan senior government official in southern province of Helmand on Wednesday said tight security measures had been put in place around polling stations for the April 5 presidential and provincial elections. Helmand deputy governor, Ahmad...

  • Helmand roadside bombing claims 6 lives

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    Six Afghan civilians, including two women and two children, were killed during a roadside bombing in the Musa Qala district of southern Helmand province on Thursday. The casualties occurred late Thursday in the Shahban area of Musa Qala...

  • Roadside bomb blast leaves 3 polio vaccinators dead in Helmand

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    Three workers of a polio vaccination team were killed during a Taliban-planted roadside bombing in the Afghan southern province of Helmand on Tuesday. The explosion took place in the Shakar Shila area of Sangin district in the afternoon after...

  • 23 killed in fresh bout of violence in Helmand

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    Twenty-three people, including civilians, were killed and a dozen others were wounded during separate incidents of violence across the Afghan southern province of Helmand over the past 24 hours. Seven civilians, including women and children,...

  • Taliban-fired mortar kills 2 children in Helmand

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    Two Afghan civilian children were killed and three others wounded when a Taliban-fired mortar shell hit a civilian house in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province on Wednesday. The incident took place in the Sar-I-chai area on the...

  • Five rebels killed in Helmand offensive

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    Five Taliban militants were killed during an operation in southern Helmand province on Sunday. The operation was carried out by the Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan National Police (ANP) forces in the Tarkha Nawar area of Nawa district,...

  • Helmand blast leaves 3 students dead, 3 injured

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    Three agriculture high school students were killed and as many injured after an explosives-laden motorcycle went off in front of their school in the Marjah district of southern province Helmand. The blast took place at around 12:30 pm local...

  • 12 Taliban militants eliminated in Helmand offensive

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    A dozen Taliban insurgents were killed during a clean-up of operation conducted by Afghan police forces in southern province of Helmand on Monday. The operation was launched by the Afghan police personnel in the Sara Qala area of the Musa...

  • Afghan government takes over British-led PRT in Helmand

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    The British-led Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in southern province of Helmand formally handed over all its affairs to the Afghan government on Monday. A ceremony in this regard in Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital, was attended by...

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