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3 senior Garmser district officers sacked on graft charges

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Mar 27, 2015 - 00:31
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three senior civil and military officers in the Garmser district of southern Helmand province have been removed on corruption charges, the deputy governor said on Thursday.
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7 civilians killed, several others wounded in suicide attack

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Mar 10, 2015 - 20:51
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least six civilians were killed and some others wounded in a suicide attack in the capital of southern Helmand province on Tuesday evening, officials said
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2 policemen killed, as many wounded in Sangin attacks

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Jan 16, 2015 - 17:55
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two policemen have been killed and two others wounded in the Taliban attacks in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday. Sangin police chief Col. Hamdullah told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Paktika police chief Mullahkhel transferred to Helmand

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Jan 16, 2015 - 14:47
SHARAN (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has ordered the transfer of the Paktika police chief to southern Helmand province, the government announced on Friday.
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3 bank officials, cop killed in Lashkargah blast

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Jan 02, 2015 - 22:22
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three bank employees and a policeman were killed in a landmine blast in the capital of southern Helmand province on Friday evening, police said. The provincial police spokesman said the roadside bomb tore through a vehicle...
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MPs 'skip' memorial service for Sangin victims

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Jan 02, 2015 - 18:35
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A group of Wolesi Jirga members on Friday did not attend a memorial service for the victims of a rocket strike in the Sangin district and remained in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province. Hundreds of people...
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6 ANA soldiers arrested for wedding deaths

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Jan 02, 2015 - 13:56
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Six officials of Afghan National Army (ANA) have been detained in southern Helmand province for investigation into the deadly incident in which several persons attending a wedding party were killed and wounded as a result of shelling.
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Helmand residents protest attack on wedding party

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Jan 01, 2015 - 16:57
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A number of residents of southern Helmand province on Thursday staged protest against the rocket attack that targeted a wedding party in Sangin district, asking thorough investigation into the incident.
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Would-be girl suicide bomber surrenders

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Dec 28, 2014 - 19:17
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A teenage girl, who was allegedly readied by her family and Taliban insurgents for a suicide attack, has surrendered to police in southern Helmand province, officials said on Sunday. Public Order Police said the 14-year-old,...
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Taliban block polio campaign in Helmand

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Dec 23, 2014 - 16:54
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Anti-polio campaign officials said on Tuesday Taliban had banned administration of polio drops to children in some districts of southern Helmand province.
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Taliban plan attack on Nawzad: Police chief

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Dec 21, 2014 - 15:44
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Taliban, including Pakistani militants, are preparing to launch a group attack on the Nawzad district of southern Helmand province, a senior police officer said on Sunday.
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Greshk teachers seek land for homes

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Dec 18, 2014 - 16:38
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The teachers of Greshk district in restive Helmand province on Thursday urged the government to allocate land plots for the teaching community.
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Militants among 10 dead in Lashkargah attack

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Dec 17, 2014 - 12:03
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Ten people, including four militants, were killed on Wednesday when a group of militants forced their way into the New Kabul Bank branch in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province.
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A dozen deminers killed in Helmand assault

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Dec 13, 2014 - 15:29
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A dozen deminers were killed and several others wounded in the Washer district of southern Helmand province on Saturday, officials said.
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Meddling behind Helmand fighting: Lawang

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Dec 12, 2014 - 15:23
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The 215th Maiwand Military Corps alleged on Friday fighting in southern Helmand province was dragging on due to brazen interference from a neighbouring country and joblessness.
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600 civilians killed in Helmand this year

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Dec 10, 2014 - 20:53
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Six hundred civilians lost their lives to violence this solar year in southern Helmand province, where thousands of children have been deprived of education, an official said on Wednesday.
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Blast during football match injures 3 police

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Dec 08, 2014 - 20:07
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three policemen were injured on Monday evening when a bomb exploded during a football match in the Nad Ali district of southern Helmand province, an official said.
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Pregnant girl found dead in Helmand

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Dec 08, 2014 - 15:26
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A pregnant girl, whose face was badly burnt by acid, has been found dead in the southern province of Helmand, an official said on Monday.
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100 casualties in Helmand in 2 weeks

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Dec 07, 2014 - 16:51
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): As many as 33 Taliban insurgents have been killed, 27 injured and 15 others captured alive during separate incidents over the past two weeks in southern Helmand province, police said on Sunday.
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5 police killed in attack on Marja post

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Dec 07, 2014 - 12:06
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Five policemen and a militant were killed in an armed clash in the Marja district of southern Helmand province, the town’s administrative chief said on Sunday.
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