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    Kidnapped boy rescued in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A 12-year-old boy, kidnapped four days ago in Lashkargah, the provincial capital of southern Helmand province, was rescued from his kidnappers on Friday, an official said.



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    10 militants killed; 12 tractors torched in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Ten Taliban fighters were killed during an ongoing clean-up operation involving Afghan and foreign troops in southern Helmand province, where the insurgents attacked and torched a dozen tractors destroying poppy fields, officials said on Friday.



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    10 militants killed; 12 tractors torched in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Ten Taliban fighters were killed during an ongoing clean-up operation involving Afghan and foreign troops in southern Helmand province, where the insurgents attacked and torched a dozen tractors destroying poppy fields, officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    10 militants killed; 12 tractors torched in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Ten Taliban fighters were killed during an ongoing clean-up operation involving Afghan and foreign troops in southern Helmand province, where the insurgents attacked and torched a dozen tractors destroying poppy fields, officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    10 militants killed; 12 tractors torched in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Ten Taliban fighters were killed during an ongoing clean-up operation involving Afghan and foreign troops in southern Helmand province, where the insurgents attacked and torched a dozen tractors destroying poppy fields, officials said on Friday.



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    US soldiers among 8 dead in Helmand attacks

    KABUL (PAN): Four US soldiers and as many Afghan police were killed in a suicide bombing and in a helicopter crash that came hours after the first incident in a district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday.



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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.
    PAJHWOK/Zainullah Stanikzai