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    Security and Crime

    Ex-Bagram detainees lead battles in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Police said Taliban commanders, who had been released from the Bagram Jail in central Parwan province, currently spearheaded battles against government forces in southern Helmand province.



    Health

    Beds increased to 250 in Boost Hospital

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Healthcare provision at Boost Hospital, one of only two functioning referral hospitals in south Afghanistan, has improved after being equipped with additional beds, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    3 Taliban killed, 8 injured in clashes

    LASHKARGAH/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three Taliban insurgents were killed and eight others wounded during clashes with security forces in Helmand and Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Monday.



    Governance

    Mostly youth make it to Helmand PC

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): As many as 10 new faces --- young and educated --- have found their way to the 15-member provincial council of southern Helmand province.



    Security and Crime

    UK pullout to fuel joblessness: Helmandis

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Residents say they are happy with the withdrawal of British and American troops from southern Helmand province. However, they are concerned about an increase in unemployment and a possible halt to development activities.



    Sports

    Cricket academy opens in Lashkargah

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A cricket academy has been inaugurated in the capital of southern Helmand province, paving the ground for professional learning of the game, an official said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    3 children burnt to death in Greshk clash

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  A fire erupted inside a home during a clash between police and Taliban militants in the Greshk town of southern Helmand province, burning to death three children, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    3 Marja policemen gunned down by guest

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three policemen were killed in an attack by their guest at a checkpoint in the Marja district of southern Helmand province on Tuesday morning.



    Business & Economics,Social

    Helamand departments default on power bills

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Afghan Breshna Shirkat, the power utility, in southern Helmand province on Sunday accused many state institutions of defaulting on bills worth millions of afghanis.



    Security and Crime

    9 killed in Greshk suicide car bombing

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Nine people were killed in a suicide car bombing targetting a security convoy in southern Helmand province on Saturday, an official said.