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Corruption declines in Helmand appellant attorney’s office

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Jan 23, 2016 - 18:33
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Tribal elders and provincial council members on Saturday acknowledged corruption and misconduct had declined in the appellant attorney’s office of southern Helmand province.
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Helmand clashes leave 87 insurgents dead, claims ANA

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Dec 20, 2015 - 20:39
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 87 insurgents have been killed during clashes in two districtsof southern Helmand province, security officialsclaimed on Sunday. Mohammad Rassoul Zazai, spokesman for the 215th Maiwand Military Corps, told Pajhwok...
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Helmand fighting being brought under control gradually

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Oct 25, 2015 - 14:10
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Sunday said ongoing clashes in central areas of southern Helmand province had come under control, but public representatives stressed the need for defeating militants comprehensively. Some days ago,...
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Civil society calls for rethink on top police appointments

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Oct 18, 2015 - 11:21
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Civil society activists of southern Helmand province have expressed concern over recent appointments of military officials, asking the president to rethink his decision. Last Thursday, President Ashraf Ghani appointed military...
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57 dead as border police, insurgents clash in Nawzad

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Oct 14, 2015 - 11:15
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Twenty-two border police personnel and 35 militants have been killed during a clash in the Nawzad district of southern Helmand province, a security official said on Wednesday. The policemen’s corpses were sent to Lashkargah,...
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Crops may get parched as water shortage hits Helmand

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Oct 04, 2015 - 14:47
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Some farmers of southern Helmand province on Sunday complained their crops were going to dry up due to lack of water in the province. The water level in Helmand River had dropped, threatening to parch their crops, a resident of...
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13 rebels killed in Helmand operation

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Jul 29, 2015 - 18:58
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 13 insurgents have been killed during separate clashes while six other militants joined peace process in southern Helmand province, an official said Wednesday. Helmand Governor Mirzakhan Rahimi told a press conference...
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‘Public support bolsters security forces morale’

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Jul 09, 2015 - 16:24
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security situation has been considerably improved in the backdrop of growing public support for security forces while militants were vying to find place for shelter, commander of the 215 th Maiwand Military Corps in southern Helmand province said on Thursday.
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Education depts in Helmand, Zabul get buildings

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Jun 28, 2015 - 17:11
LASHKARGAH/QALAT (Pajhwok): Construction work on two projects for education directorate have been completed and the facilities have been handed over for formal use in southern Helmand and Zabul provinces, officials said on Sunday.
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Helmand teachers warn to boycott annual exams

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May 21, 2015 - 20:15
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Nearly 3,000 teachers, who have been on strike, on Thursday said they would boycott annual exams if land plots allotted to them under a township scheme were not retaken from usurpers in southern Helmand province.
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Wheat crop replaces Helmand poppy this year

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May 21, 2015 - 16:14
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Farmers and agriculture officials’ of southern Helmand province claimed on Thursday bumber wheat and other harvest yielded good crops but the farmers were facing shortage of storage facility.
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Probe team to share Sangin findings with Ghani

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Jan 05, 2015 - 19:16
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A delegation assigned by President Ghani on Monday said it would share its investigation into the mortar shelling on a wedding party in southern Helmand with the president.
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Wounded Helmand bride dies in hospital

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Jan 02, 2015 - 15:55
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The bride who was injured and whom marriage was devastated by a rocket strike in southern Helmand province has succumbed to her injuries in hospital, a local elder said on Friday.
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26 killed, 45 injured as Sangin wedding shelled

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Jan 01, 2015 - 11:12
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Over 20 persons have been killed and another 24 children and 18 women wounded when a marriage ceremony came under rocket attack in Sangin district of southern Helmand province, provincial police chief said Thursday.
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Helmand schools need firewood: activists

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Dec 31, 2014 - 15:28
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Schools in southern Helmand province could not be supplied firewood this winter due to a dispute with contractors over the price, plummeting attendance by 30 percent, civil society activists said on Wednesday. Bost Civil...
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4 ANA soldiers among 12 dead in Sangin firefight

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Dec 29, 2014 - 16:11
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Taliban on Sunday night stormed a security check post in southern Helmand province and the ensuing gun battle left four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and eight militants dead, an official said Monday.
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Helmand security to be beefed up: Yar

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Dec 27, 2014 - 18:43
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The newly-deputed deputy governor of southern Helmand province on Saturday pledged to improve security of this volatile province by building strong coordination among government institutions and the people.
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