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    Child, Taliban leader killed in drone strikes

    LASHKAR GAH (PAN): A drone strike missed a Taliban commander and killed a child and injured two women in southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    New year dawns with blast at seminary

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Two people were killed and six others wounded during a bomb explosion at a religious school in the Marja district of southern Helmand province on Thursday, an official said.



    LASHKARGAH, May 13, 2012: A man is seen with his nose broken after he was beaten up by security guards of a Wolesi Jirga (Lower House) member, Jabar Qahraman, during a gathering in southern Hel

    LASHKARGAH, May 09, 2012: Locals are gathered to cast their votes during union council elections in Greshk district of southern Helmand province.

    LASHKARGAH, May 09, 2012: Women are gathered to cast their votes in union council elections in Greshk district of southern Helmand province.

    Security and Crime

    1 killed, 27 wounded in Helmand incidents

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A man was killed and 27 others were wounded in separate incidents in the southern province of Helmand, officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Anti-poppy drive targets poor farmers: Nad Ali residents

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Farmers in Nad Ali district of southern Helmand province on Wednesday accused anti-poppy campaign officials of taking money from big growers and destroying crops of poor farmers.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban spy among 4 detained in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A Taliban intelligence agent operating in the Kajaki district was among four suspects arrested in southern Helmand province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Helmand’s Baba Jee area changes hand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): The security responsibility for the Baba Jee area in southern Helmand province was on Saturday handed over to Afghan security forces.



    Security and Crime

    11 kidnapped family members rescued in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Intelligence operatives rescued 11 people, all from the same family, from the clutches of their kidnappers during an operation in southern Helmand province, an official said on Thursday.