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11 civilians killed in southern Afghan blast

11 civilians killed in Afghanistan's Helmand blast

At least 11 civilians were killed in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan`s southern province of Helmand on Saturday, sources said. "They were travelling in Bolan, an area on the outskirts of Lashkar Gah, at around mid-day. Their vehicle touched off an ... Zee News, 3 hours ago
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Afghan Taliban fighters press advance on Helmand capital

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban fighters have advanced closer to Lashkar Gah, capital of the strategic southern province of Helmand, pushing into a farming district on the other side of the river from the town, officials said on ...
 Metro.us2 hours ago REUTERS - Afghan Taliban fighters press advance on Helmand capital  Namibia Press Agency1 hour ago Taliban fighters press advance on Helmand capital  Jerusalem Post2 hours ago Second US service member killed in Afghanistan in 2016  Zee News1 month ago

Clashes between Afghan troops and Taliban edges closer to Helmand capital

On Thursday fighting raged in Helmand after Afghanistan rushed military reinforcements to beat back Taliban insurgents advancing on the besieged capital of the southern poppy-growing province, as officials downplayed fears that the city could fall. The post ...
 First Post.com1 month ago Clashes as Afghan Taliban edge closer to Helmand capital  Business Standard1 month ago Fighting intensifies as Taliban edges closer to Helmand capital  News on Air1 month ago Taliban edges closer to Helmand city of Lashkar Gah  The Telegraph UK1 month ago
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Strikes barely holding off Taliban in Helmand

The Afghan security forces are struggling to head off an intensified Taliban offensive in Helmand Province in recent weeks, heavily relying on U.S. air strikes as the insurgents have again tightened the noose around Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital, ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Afghan officials raise alarm as Taliban gain in Helmand province  Reuters1 month ago Taliban's new commando force tests Afghan army's strength  Business Standard1 month ago

Afghan official: Taliban closing in on key city in the south

Afghan troops are being deployed to the capital of the key southern province of Helmand amid intense fighting with the Taliban in surrounding areas and fears the city could fall to the insurgents within days, officials said today. According to ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Taliban closing in on key city in the south: Afghan official  DNA1 month ago Heavy fighting as Taliban push into southern Afghan city  Asian Age3 weeks ago Taliban threaten to overrun another Afghan city  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Afghan troops free inmates of Taliban prisons

Afghan special forces freed 101 civilians and soldiers held by the Taliban in three prisons in Afghanistan's Helmand province, an official source said on Monday.The hostages were rescued in several operations launched on Sunday night in the districts of ...
 Prokerala5 days ago

24 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrikes

At least 24 militants were killed after Afghan warplanes struck a Taliban hideout in Helmand province, authorities said on Friday."The Taliban military chief named Kako for Nad Ali district and 23 militants were killed following an airstrike conducted on ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Taliban appoint new military chief  Asian Age1 month ago Militants ambush foreign tourists in western Afghanistan  Deccan Herald1 month ago Women gang-raped by Taliban militants in Afghanistan  Business Standard2 months ago

Roadside bomb kills American soldier in Afghanistan

Afghanistan, a roadside bomb killed an American soldier near the capital of volatile Helmand province, following the first major US deployment to the southern city since foreign forces withdrew in 2014. The US-led NATO coalition said that the yesterday's ...
 News on Air1 month ago Roadside bomb kills U.S. soldier in Afghanistan, coalition says  Reuters1 month ago

Taliban fighters overrun district in eastern Afghanistan

The attack by Taliban comes amid heavy fighting in other parts of Afghanistan, notably in the province of Helmand
 DNA1 month ago Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 24 police in 2 days  Business Standard2 months ago

Afghan official: Taliban capture district in Helmand

An important district in Afghanistans southern poppy-growing province of Helmand has fallen to Taliban control after heavy fighting that killed or wounded up to 20 police officers, an official said on Saturday.
 The Hindu2 months ago Taliban captures Kanashin district in Helmand  First Post.com2 months ago Taliban capture district in Afghanistan's Helmand district: Official  Asian Age2 months ago Afghan Taliban capture district in Helmand  Asian Age2 months ago
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