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    Guarantors for defecting policemen detained

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Police on Monday arrested guarantors of the local police personnel who defected to the Taliban in southern Helmand province, the governor’s office said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Insurgents kill 3 Afghan soldiers in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Three Afghan soldiers were killed and as many wounded during an insurgent attack in the Musa Qala district of southern Helmand province, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    11 local policemen defect to Taliban

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Eleven members of the local police force, including a commander, surrendered to Taliban insurgents in the Musa Qala district of southern Helmand province, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Girl, 3 militants killed in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH/GHAZNI CITY (PAN): A young girl was killed in a bomb blast while three militants were killed in an operation in southern Helmand province, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    379 killed, wounded in Helmand in 2 months

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Nearly 379 people, including civilians, security officials and militants, were killed or wounded in incidents of violence, particularly roadside bombings, in southern Helmand province over the past two months, police said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Cameron in Helmand, promises aid beyond 2014

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): The British prime minister, during an unannounced visit to southern Afghanistan, met troops from his country and local security officials in southern Helmand province on Wednesday.



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    9 Afghan troops among 19 killed

    LASHKARGAH/KABUL (PAN): Nine Afghan National Army (ANA) troops and seven insurgents were killed during an overnight clash in the Washer district of southern Helmand province, the governor’s office said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Policeman killed, 9 injured in Helmand blast

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A man was killed and 10 others were wounded in a bomb attack in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Tuesday.



    LASHKARGAH, July 07, 2012: Officials cut the ribbon to inaugurate a newly constructed 16 km road in this capital city of southern Helmand province.
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    Security and Crime

    Policeman kills 3 British soldiers in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A gunman wearing an Afghan police uniform shot dead three British soldiers at point-blank range at a checkpoint in southern Helmand province, the British Ministry of Defence confirmed on Monday.