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    9 killed, 19 injured as buses hit mines in Ghazni, Helmand

    GHAZNI/LASHKARGAH (PAN): At least nine passengers were killed and 19 others injured in two separate roadside bombings in southern Ghazni and Helmand provinces, officials said on Friday.

    Security and Crime

    Foreign forces pull out of Nawzad district

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): International troops have pulled out of the Nawzad district of southern Helmand province, leaving security responsibility for the town to Afghan forces, officials said on Sunday. 

    LASHKARGAH, May 19, 2012: Helmand Governor Muhammad Gulab Mangal addresses a traditional poetic session titled "Sapaand-Seend" (Stormy River) in capital city of southern Helmand province.


    Poetry session held in Lashkargah

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A poetry session, attended by dozens of poets and writers, was held on Thursday night in the capital of southern Helmand province, officials said on Friday.

    Security and Crime

    NATO airstrike kills 3 bombers in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Local officials in the southern province of Helmand on Tuesday said three militants involved in roadside bombings were killed in a NATO airstrike.

    Security and Crime

    Helmand elders want MP brought to justice

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Hundreds of tribal elders and former jihadi leaders on Monday asked the government to bring lawmaker Abdul Jabbar Qaharaman to justice for his “atrocities” during the Russian invasion of Afghanistan.

    LASHKARGAH, May 13, 2012: Locals attend a gathering organised by a Wolesi Jirga (Lower House) member, Jabar Qahraman, in southern Helmand province.
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    Security and Crime

    11 rebels killed in Helmand, 4 women injured in Kapisa

    LASHKARGAH/MEHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Nearly a dozen Taliban insurgents were killed in clashes with police in southern Helmand province, while four women were wounded in a rocket attack in central Kapisa province, officials said on Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    7 of a family killed in Helmand blast

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Seven members of a family, including five children, were killed when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday.

    Security and Crime

    Helmand police claim foiling group attacks

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Security forces thwarted possible group attacks by the insurgents in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, an official said on Sunday.