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LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A top army commander has been killed and three other security personnel have been wounded in a rebel attack on the Faizan Military Camp in the Greshk district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Tuesday. Umar... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A doctor was killed and a dozen other people were wounded as a result of an explosion in the southern province of Helmand, officials said on Friday. The explosion took place in the counternarcotics department at around 4:... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Thousands of families have been displaced by ongoing fighting in southern Helmand province, an official acknowledged on Thursday. Scores of families were faced with multiple problems in insurgency-plagued areas of the... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Officials in southern Helmand province say they have enough resources but growing insecurity impedes the delivery of health services to the people. Public Health Director Inayatullah Ghafari told Pajhwok Afghan News during... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A municipality worker, who also owned a private university, has been killed by a friend in southern Helmand province, an official said on Wednesday. Abdul Samad Tobagar, the university chancellor, was killed on Tuesday night... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A dozen Taliban insurgents have been killed during ongoing operations in Marjah and Nad Ali districts of southern Helmand province, officials claimed on Saturday. The operations were launched on Friday in the two districts,... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least four policemen, an Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander and several militants have been killed during clashes in the Nad Ai district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Monday. A day earlier, Taliban... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Twenty-two border police personnel and 35 militants have been killed during a clash in the Nawzad district of southern Helmand province, a security official said on Wednesday. The policemen’s corpses were sent to Lashkargah... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The security situation in Nawa district of southern Helmand province is comparatively better, but no development projects could be executed in the district, people said on Wednesday. Tribal elders and ordinary people have... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Some farmers of southern Helmand province on Sunday complained their crops were going to dry up due to lack of water in the province. The water level in Helmand River had dropped, threatening to parch their crops, a resident... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Seven policemen have been killed in a Taliban attack in the Garmser district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Thursday. The district police chief, Timor Shah Nazari, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 25 security forces personnel were killed and another 40 wounded in a bloody showdown with hundreds of Taliban militants who captured parts of the strategically important Musa Qala district in southern Helmand... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The second poppy crop is ready for cultivation in southern Helmand province, an official said on Tuesday. Director counternarcotics Lal Mohammad Azizi told Pajhwok Afghan News that farmers used to cultivate opium in fall... read more
LASHGARKA (Pajhwok): A policeman shot dead six of his colleagues in the Greshk district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Monday. The official, who did not want to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News the policeman opened fire on... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security situation has been considerably improved in the backdrop of growing public support for security forces while militants were vying to find place for shelter, commander of the 215th Maiwand Military Corps in southern... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security forces and residents of the Kajaki district of southern Helmand province on Monday complained they had run out of food and ammunitions due to the blockade of the main road by Taliban insurgents. The local residents... read more
LASHKARGAH/GARDIZ/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least 98 rebels have been killed and 30 others wounded during separate security incidents in southern Helmand, eastern Kunar and southeastern Paktia provinces, officials said Sunday. Col. Abdul Wadood... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a teacher in southern Helmand province, an official said on Saturday. Col. Bacha Gul Bakhtyar, director of National Directorate of Security (NDS), told Pajhwok Afghan News the teacher Abdul Bari... read more
LASHKARGAH/ KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): At least 23 militants have been killed, 13 wounded and three others detained in Marja, Nad Ali and Sangin districts of southern Helmand province, the 215th Maiwand Military corps said in a statement. Eighteen... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Taliban have executed four of their associates in Kajaki and Nad Ali districts of southern Helmand province, officials and residents said Monday. Muhammadullah, a resident of Kajaki resident, said militants hanged two of... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least six civilians were killed and some others wounded in a suicide attack in the capital of southern Helmand province on Tuesday evening, officials said A local security official confided to Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A senior Interior Ministry official on Wednesday said the ongoing “Operation Zulfikar” had denied safe passage to Taliban insurgents in southern Helmand province and the fighters were left with no option but to put up... read more
LASHKARGAH/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two policemen and 10 rebels have been killed during clashes in different parts of the country, officials said Saturday. Two policemen, five rebels were killed and seven others wounded in the ongoing Zulfiqar... read more
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): In order to avoid civilian causalities, military anti-militants operation in southern Helmand province is progressing well but slowly, a senior security official said on Thursday. Police Chief Nabi Jan Mulakhel told... read more
LASHKARGAH (PAN): A newly constructed two-storey building for the municipality of southern Helmand province was inaugurated on Thursday. Having 28 offices and a meeting hall and other facilities, the structure took one year to complete, said... read more
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Ten policemen and a child were killed in a suicide car bombing on Sunday in Lashkargah, the capital city of the southern province of Helmand, officials said. The incident took place at around 8:30 am when a suicide bomber... read more
LASHKARGAH (PAN): The partnership between parliamentary representatives from the southern province of Helmand and their constituents lasted only until the end of the election, residents say. A resident of Nava district, Khalilullah, said... read more
LASHKARGAH (PAN): An explosion injured seven civilians in the southern province of Helmand, officials said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday evening when a remote-controlled bomb, fitted on a cart, exploded in Lashkargah City, the... read more
LASHKARGAH (PAN): A suicide bomber detonated explosives strapped to his body at the entrance of a local court in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province on Monday, injuring his fellow suicide bomber and three other people, officials... read more
LASHKARGAH (PAN): At least two people were injured on Tuesday morning in a blast in the southern province of Helmand, an official said. The explosion took place at the door of an office on the second floor of a market in Lashkargah City, the... read more

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