LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Gunbattles between police and insurgents in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province entered the third consecutive day on Sunday. Ten fighters and two policemen have been killed so far.
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Thousands of armed militants have been planning to disrupt the presidential runoff vote in southern Helmand province, but Afghan forces have adopted all necessary measures to thwart their evil designs, an official said on Friday.
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three attackers, as many policemen and a government official were killed as a group attack on the headquarters of Greshk town in southern Helmand province came to an end on Monday, an official said.
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Power supply to Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, has been halted for the last three weeks due to a technical fault in one of the turbines at the Kajaki hydropower dam, an official said on Sunday.