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    202 weapons delivered to DIAG in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Hundreds of heavy and light weapons seized in a string of operations by intelligence operatives were on Thursday delivered to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) programme in southern Helmand province, an official said.



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    14 introduced to attorney in wheat theft case

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Fourteen members of a community council in the Nad Ali district of southern Helmand province were on Tuesday referred to the Attorney Office for allegedly stealing wheat meant for



    LASHKARGAH, Apr 16, 2012: Tractors are used to destroy poppy fields as part of a poppy-eradication campaign in southern Helmand province.
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    LASHKARGAH, Apr 16, 2012: Security personnel destroy poppy fields as part of a poppy-eradication campaign in southern Helmand province.
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    LASHKARGAH, Apr 11, 2012: Former Insurgents attend a ceremony welcoming their surrender to the government and joining the peace process in southern Helmand province.

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    A million afghanis donated to palace reconstruction

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Traders in southern Helmand province have donated more than a million afghanis ($20,016) for the reconstruction of the Darul Aman Palace in Kabul, officials said on Saturday.



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    Militant’s ear sliced off after blast

    LASHKARGAH (PAN):  Angry residents sliced off a Taliban militant’s ear after two children were killed and another two injured in a roadside blast in the Garmsir district of southern Helmand Province on Thursday, said an official.



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    Insurgent group joins peace process in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A seven-member insurgent group joined the peace process in southern Helmand province, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Quetta Shura plans Quran desecration: Helmand governor

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): The Taliban Quetta Shura in Pakistan is planning the desecration of the Quran in southern Helmand province and blame it on Afghan forces, the governor’s house alleged on Tuesday.



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    2nd suicide bombing kills 3 in Musa Qala

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Three members of the local police force were killed and six others, including two civilians, injured in a second suicide attack in the Musa Qala district of southern Helmand province on Tuesday, an official said.