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    Security and Crime

    Helmand offensives leave 16 rebels dead

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Sixteen rebels were killed and 13 others wounded during separate cleanup operations in southern Helmand province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Polls security beefed up in provinces

    TALUQAN, LASHKARGAH, KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Security forces shot dead five militants, including a commander, in cleanup operations in southern Helmand, northern Kunduz and Takhar provinces to bolster security ahead of Saturday’s vote, officials said Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Poll materials reach Helmand districts

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The police chief for southern Helmand province on Wednesday said elections staff, equipment and other logistic material had been transferred to northern districts of the province.



    Security and Crime

    5 Afghan soldiers among 9 killed in violence

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and four militants have been killed in separate security incidents, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    5 Afghan soldiers among 9 killed in violence

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and four militants have been killed in separate security incidents, officials said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Most Greshk residents sans voter cards

    ASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Most residents of the Greshk district in southern Helmand province on Sunday complained they had neither received their voter cards nor had proper awareness about the elections process.



    Security and Crime,Reconstruction

    Newly-built police building opens in Lashkargah

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the police support centre in the Karez area of Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand, was inaugurated on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Police among 7 killed in Helmand clash

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Five armed rebels and two border police members were killed in a clash in the Khanshin district of southern Helmand province on Tuesday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Policewoman shot dead in Greshk

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A policewoman has been gunned down inside her residence in the Greshk district of southern Helmand province on Tuesday, security official said.



    Migration

    Journalists mourn Ahmad’s death

    KHOST CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Journalists in southeastern Khost and southern Helmand provinces on Monday expressed their deep sorrow and grief over the death of AFP reporter Sardar Ahmad in Thursday’s attack on a luxury hotel in Kabul.