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    Security and Crime

    PC runner, religious scholar killed in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A provincial council (PC) candidate, a religious scholar and two others have been killed during separate security incidents in southern Helmand province, officials said on Tuesday.



    Reconstruction

    $2.89m Greshk storage facility never used

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A $2.89 million storage facility in southern Helmand province has never been used and is not being maintained, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan’s Reconstruction said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    NDS sends aid to war-displaced families

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has dispatched edible and non-edible items to war-affected and displaced families of southern Helmand province.



    Security and Crime

    Sangin fighting blamed on weak command

     

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The newly-appointed provincial police chief said on Tuesday the fighting in Sangin district of southern Helmand had prolonged because of weak command and negligence.



    Security and Crime

    1 killed, 3 injured in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and three others wounded when gunmen attacked a passenger bus in southern Helmand province on Sunday morning, an official said.



    Business & Economics

    Helmand’s melon yield registers increase

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The melon yield has considerably increased in southern Helmand province this year, an agriculture official said on Thursday



    Security and Crime

    Sangin, Musa Kala get additional ALP force

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Following deteriorated security situation in southern Helmand province, the Ministry of Interior has increased in the strength of Afghan Local Police (ALP) in volatile Sangin and Musa Kala districts to ward off terror threats.



    Security and Crime,Social

    Taliban urged to allow aid to displaced families

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) on Saturday urged the Taliban not to prevent relief supplies to the displaced families from Sangin district of southern Helmand province.



    Security and Crime

    Sangin elders for full-scale offensive against rebels

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Calling for a massive military operation to vanquish militants, tribal elders on Friday said the government had failed to prevent clashes in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.



    Governance

    90 militants killed in new Helmand clashes

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): As many as 90 militants have been killed and 57 others wounded during two days of separate clashes with security forces in the capital and Khanshin district of southern Helmand province, officials said on Friday.