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    Two killed, 20 injured in Helmand blasts

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): At least two people were killed and around 20 others injured on Sunday in two consecutive explosions in the southern province of Helmand, officials said.



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    Explosion wounds 4 in Helmand

    LASHKARGHAH (PAN): Two Afghan soldiers were among four people injured in a bombing on Saturday in southern Helmand province, officials said.



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    Four policemen injured in blast

    LASHKARGHAH (PAN): Four policemen were injured on Monday when a remote-controlled bomb exploded in southern Helmand province, an official said.



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    Blasts claims five lives, injures 16 others

    TIRINKOT / LASHKARGAH (PAN): At least five civilians were killed and 16 others wounded in separate explosions in central Uruzgan and southern Helmand provinces, officials said on Monday.



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    Taliban allow repair work on damaged power lines

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Taliban have reportedly asked the government to launch repair work on damaged electricity cables in southern Helmand province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Commander among 3 fighters killed in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A local Taliban commander was among three fighters killed while another was injured in the restive province of Helmand, officials said on Friday.



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    68 arms handed over to disarmament group

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Another 68 weapons have been handed over to the disarmament programme in southern Helmand province, officials said on Thursday.



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    Three women, man killed in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Three women and a man were shot dead and their bodies dumped on the side of a road in southern Helmand province, officials said on Saturday.



    LASHKARGAH, Dec 16, 2009: Children of the displaced families stand in front of their tent houses near Lashkargah, provincial capital of southern Helmand province. The displaced families seek assistance from government to protect their children from severe cold weather conditions. PAJHWOK/Zainullah Stanakzai

    LASHKARGAH, Dec 16, 2009: Children of the displaced families stand in front of their tent houses near Lashkargah, provincial capital of southern Helmand province.

    LASHKARGAH, Dec 5, 2009: Helmand governor Mohammad Gulab Mangal talks to Estonian Ambassador to Afghanistan Tanel Sepp during a meeting in this capital city of southern Helmand province on Saturday. Both the officials discussed security and reconstruction issues of the province. Mangal called for assistance from Estonia for a maternity hospital and a drug addicts' rehabilitation hospital in his province. PAJHWOK/Zainullah Stanakzai

    LASHKARGAH, Dec 5, 2009: Helmand governor Mohammad Gulab Mangal talks to Estonian Ambassador to Afghanistan Tanel Sepp during a meeting in this capital city of southern Helmand province on Saturday.