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Airstrike Kills Civilians in Helmand

At least three civilians have been killed and eight others injured as a result of airstrikes in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, an official said on Monday. Provincial governor spokesman Omar Zwak said that the incident took place last night in Gerishk district of the province. He added that the …

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52 Militants Killed in Afghanistan

Afghan officials say that at least 52 militants have been killed in two separate incidents in southern Helmand and eastern Nangarhar provinces of Afghanistan. In a statement, the Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoIA) said that at least 25 Taliban militants were killed in clashes with police forces in Helmand province. …

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Suicide Attack in Helmand Leaves Eight Dead

At least eight people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the office of a candidate running for upcoming parliamentary elections in southern Helmand province on Tuesday afternoon, officials said. The incident took place at around 02:00 p.m. at the office of Mohammad Saleh Achakzay which also wounded 11 …

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