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    LASHKARGAH, Dec 28, 2010: Six murder accused appear in a court in Naad Ali district of southern Helmand province on Tuesday. They were convicted in the case.
     

    Governance

    Punishment demanded for IEC officials in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Hundreds of supporters of a failed Wolesi Jirga candidate on Wednesday called for punishment for election workers who were involved in fraud.



    Security and Crime

    15 civilians dead in Helmand blast

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A civilian vehicle struck a roadside bomb, killing 15 people in the southern province of Helmand, the governor's office said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    One suicide bomber killed, another detained in Helmand

     KABUL(PAN): A suicide bomber was killed and another detained in the southern province of Helmand, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    British prime minister visits Helmand

    KABUL (PAN): British Prime Minister David Cameron has made an unannounced visit to the southern province of Helmand, where he pledged to start pulling troops out of Afghanistan by 2011, an official



    Security and Crime

    A commander among 9 fighters detained in the south

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Nine Taliban insurgents including a commander have been captured in southern Helmand and Kandahar provinces, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Foreign troops kill former district chief

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A former district chief was killed in a predawn operation by NATO-led forces in southern Helmand province, a government official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban weakened in Helmand: NATO

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): International troops are defeating Taliban insurgents in the southern province of Helmand, a top NATO commander, has said.



    Security and Crime

    8 commanders among 21 fighters killed in Helmand

    LASHKARGHAH (PAN): Eight commanders were among 21 Taliban fighters killed during an operation in the southern province of Helmand, the governor's office said on Tuesday.



    Business & Economics

    151 different weapons handed over to DIAG

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Dozens of heavy and light weapons were handed over to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) programme officials in the southern province of Helmand on Monday, officials s