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    Polio vaccinator shot dead in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A vaccinator was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Marja district of southern Helmand province, officials said Saturday.



    Governance

    Radio journalist mysteriously found dead

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A radio reporter has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in southern Helmand province, officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    ALP kills 3 of a family in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three members of a family have been killed by Afghan Local Police (ALP) forces in southern Helmand province, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Civilians among 18 killed in Helmand unrest

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A dozen militants and half a dozen civilians have been killed in separate incidents of violence in southern Helmand province, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    3 bombers killed in Lashkargah attack

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Three suicide bombers and one policeman were killed during a brazen attack on a police station in the capital of southern Helmand province late on Thursday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Girl avoids becoming suicide attacker

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A 10-year-old girl, forced by her brother into carrying out a suicide bombing, surrendered to police in southern Helmand province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    5 civilians killed as rocket hits car

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Two women and three men were killed when a Taliban-fired rocket hit a passenger car in the Greskh district of southern Helmand province, an official claimed on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Work on park begins, shops demolished

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Construction work on a recreational park has been launched in the capital of southern Helmand province after demolition of shops that were illegally built, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Stolen food items on sale in Lashkargah

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Food items stolen from the education department are being openly sold in the bazaar of the capital of southern Helmand province, residents claimed on Saturday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Coal gas kills 3 boys at Helmand mosque

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Coal gas has killed three people and wounded a fourth at a mosque in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Wednesday.