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    Girl among 21 killed in Wardak, Helmand

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): A young woman was among 21 people killed during separate incidents in Maidan Wardak and Helmand provinces, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Sangin police posts retaken from Taliban

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security forces recaptured posts from Taliban insurgents during an overnight operation near the headquarters of the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Correctional centre helps curb juvenile crime

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Child Correctional Centre is yielding promising results in bringing down the juvenile crime graph in southern Helmand province, Justice Department claimed on Saturday.



    Business & Economics

    Minister hints at cut in Internet costs

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Amirzai Sangin on Sunday said the expanding telecom coverage would help bring down the internet costs.



    Security and Crime

    81 rebels, 7 security men dead in Helmand clashes

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): As many as 81 insurgents were eliminated and their 35 hideouts destroyed during a clearing operation in southern Helmand province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Massive attack on Musa Qala HQ repulsed

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security forces repulsed a massive overnight attack by Taliban militants on the headquarters of Musa Kala district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Monday.



    Education

    120 Helmand schools to reopen in 2 weeks

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Closed due to insecurity, about 120 schools are being reopened in various parts of southern Helmand province next academic year beginning two weeks later, the education director said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Lawmaker survives bomb attack in Herat

    HERAT CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of parliament, member Ghulam Farooq Majrooh survived a bomb attack in western Herat province on Tuesday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    District chief slot allegedly offered for $20,000

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A former National Directorate of Security (NDS) chief for southern Helmand province on Sunday alleged the central government was promoting corruption.



    Security and Crime

    5 civilians among 11 killed in fresh violence

    LASHKARGAH/SHARAN (Pajhwok): Five civilians and six militants have been killed in separate security incidents in southern Helmand and Paktika provinces, officials said Thursday.