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    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.


    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Sherzai’s campaigner in Helmand shot dead

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Former presidential runner Gul Agha Sherzai’s campaign manager in southern Helmand province was shot dead in Lashkargah on Wednesday evening.

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    Talks underway with Taliban in Sangin

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The special commander of security forces in southern Helmand province on Wednesday said negotiations had been launched with Taliban insurgents to end the conflict in Sangin district.

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    ISAF airstrike kills 21 militants in Marja

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Twenty-one militants were killed in an airstrike by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in southern Helmand province on Sunday.

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    Poor coordination fuels insecurity in Musa Qala

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The administrative chief of Musa Kala district in central Helmand province on Sunday said lack of coordination among security agencies was fuelling insecurity in the town.

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    Taliban execute 17 retreating fighters in Sangin

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Taliban commanders had reportedly killed their 17 fighters who retreated from the battle in Sangin district of southern Helmand province and moved to safe havens, an official said on Sunday.