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    Violation of prisoners’ rights alleged

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) alleged on Saturday that authorities were depriving prisoners of their fundamental rights.

    LASHKARGAH, Jul 21, 2014: A damaged vehicle of Afghan National Police (ANP) is seen at the site of explosion in southern Helmand province.

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    2 dead, 18 wounded in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two people, including a policeman, were killed and 18 others wounded on Monday when a suicide bomber targeted a convoy of the Afghan National Police (ANP) in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, an official said.


    Helmand violence claims 6 lives

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Five civilians and a militant have been killed in separate incidents of violence in southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday.


    Mafia behind insecurity rumours: Naeem

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): The governor of southern Helmand province on Tuesday said mafia groups were behind rumours about a possible rise in violence in Afghanistan after 2014, when most foreign troops are scheduled to leave.


    Agri, livestock projects in Helmand on the cards

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Agriculture and livestock projects would be launched at a cost of 115 million afghanis over the next three months in southern Helmand province, an official announced on Monday.


    5 schools in Herat, Logar get buildings

    HERAT CITY/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): New buildings for five schools are being constructed in western Herat and central Logar provinces, officials said on Thursday.

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    7 injured in Helmand car suicide bombing

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Five public order policemen and two civilians were injured in a car suicide bombing on Friday in southern Helmand province, where a major operation against the insurgents was unde

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    US marines killed in attack on NATO base

    KABUL/LASHKARGAH (PAN): A group of militants stormed the largest military base of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in the restive southern province of Helmand on Saturday, officials said.

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    Twin blasts injure 7 civilians in Lashkargah

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Seven civilians were wounded on Tuesday as a result of twin blasts in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, officials said.