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Prince Harry helped rescue Americans in Helmand

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Mar 18, 2018 - 12:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): In a dangerous rescue mission in southern Afghanistan, Prince Harry of Britain strafed the Taliban with bullets to help the Americans escape and airlift injured troops to safety. A media report quoted an Indiana citizen, whose son...
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Casualties as security forces, Taliban clash in Helmand

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Mar 17, 2018 - 20:56
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security forces and Taliban militants clashed in southern Helmand province last night, with both sides claiming to have inflicted casualties on the other. Abdul Basir Achakzai, 611 Highway Police commander, said the Taliban...
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29 Taliban killed in Helmand, Ghazni operations

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Mar 13, 2018 - 14:37
GHAZNI CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 29 insurgents have been killed and as many wounded during separate operations in southern Helmand and Ghazni provinces, the army said on Tuesday. Afghan security forces conducted operations in Deh Yak,...
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53 Taliban claimed killed, 28 wounded nationwide

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Mar 12, 2018 - 22:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): Security officials on Monday claimed killing at least 53 Taliban militants and wounding 28 others across the country since last night. Rahmat Shah Qamti, fourth brigade army commander in Uruzgan province, told Pajhwok Afghan New...
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German insurgent among 3 detained in Helmand

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Feb 28, 2018 - 18:47
KABUL/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Wednesday said Afghan security forces arrested a German rebel in western Helmand province. MoD spokesman, Maj. Gen. Dawlat Waziri told Pajhwok Afghan News that Afghan forces launched an...
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Taliban agree to reopening closed schools in Helmand

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Feb 14, 2018 - 23:21
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A non-government organization affiliated with the Education Department in southern Helmand province has inked ‘a memorandum of understanding (MoU)” with Taliban militants on solution to education-related problems.
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Taliban’s training centres, revenue collection facilities destroyed in airstrikes

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Feb 05, 2018 - 18:44
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Taliban’s training centres, revenue collection facilities had been targeted in airstrikes in southern Helmand province, officials said on Monday while the Taliban rejected the claims. Ahmad Nawid Nazari, head of the borders...
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Spring plantation drive kicks off in Helmand

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Feb 04, 2018 - 18:41
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): with the arrival of spring, the plantation drive of sapling launched in southern Helmand province on Sunday, and official said. Governor Hayatullah Hayat said the fruit, non-fruit and ornamental trees’ saplings would be planted...
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4 of a family killed as mortar hits Helmand home

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Feb 02, 2018 - 17:35
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A mortar shell fired by security forces during a clash with militants struck a home in the Nad Ali district of southern Helmand province, killing four members of a family including two women.
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Helmand man on run after killing wife, 2 others

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Feb 01, 2018 - 20:18
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Police have launched a manhunt for a man who killed his wife and two others in what appeared to be a family violence incident in southern Helmand province, an official said on Thursday. Abdul Shakor Khan Jalili, provincial...
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Millat Baba Park on the verge of destruction

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Jan 27, 2018 - 17:31
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Millat Baba Park, a multimillion afghanis recreational area in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, is on the brink of destruction due to sheer negligence. The park was built in 20 acres of land along the...
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6 security personnel wounded in Helmand suicide bombing

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Jan 27, 2018 - 13:47
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Six security personnel were wounded on Saturday when a suicide car bomber attacked a check-post in Nad Ali district, an official said. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, confirmed the incident took place at around 11am...
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556 Helmand police serving as bodyguards

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Jan 25, 2018 - 01:24
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of policemen in southern Helmand province are serving as bodyguards with powerful individuals instead of discharging their original duty, Pajhwok has learnt. Pajhwok Afghan News found access to documents through a...
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Taliban bomber surrenders to police in Lashkargah

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Jan 22, 2018 - 23:44
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Sent by the Taliban from Nad Ali district to carry out a suicide attack in the capital of southern Helmand province, a suicide bomber on Monday turned himself into police, an official said.
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7 police killed as Taliban storm Helmand checkpoints

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Jan 22, 2018 - 16:21
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Seven policemen were killed and an eighth wounded after Taliban militants stormed their check posts in the Garamsir district of southern Helmand province, an official said Monday.
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4 tribesmen killed in clash over Helmand land dispute

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Jan 15, 2018 - 21:19
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least four civilians have been killed and six others wounded during a clash with Taliban militants over a land dispute in Musa Qala district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Monday. Omar Zwak, the Helmand...
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Taliban weakened in Helmand but more police needed: Hayat

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Jan 13, 2018 - 23:38
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The governor of southern Helmand province on Saturday said the Taliban had been weakened in the province as a result of continued operations against them, but complained about the shortage of police personnel to keep areas...
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At least 4 soldiers among 11 killed in Helmand attack

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Jan 13, 2018 - 13:10
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and seven Taliban insurgents have been killed in a clash in the Greshk district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Saturday. A reliable source, speaking on condition of...
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6 policemen killed in Helmand’s Nawa district

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Jan 11, 2018 - 15:14
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Six policemen have been killed in a Taliban attack in Nawa district of southern Helmand province, officials said Thursday.
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Civilians among 10 killed in Helmand operations

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Jan 07, 2018 - 14:54
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least eight Taliban and two civilians, including a woman, have been killed during nighttime operations in southern Helmand province, an official said on Sunday. Hajji Abdullah, a resident of Nawzad district, told Pajhwok...
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