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21 March 2013 11:27
At least four people have been killed and seven others injured during Afghan people’s protest against desecration of the Holy Qur’an in Musa Qala district in the southern Helmand Province.
Provincial Governor’s Spokesman Ahmad Zeerak, said: “Four people have been killed and seven others, including two policemen, have been shot and injured in the clash.”
The Wednesday rally was held...
3 January 2013 19:36
An Afghan cleric has been assassinated by gunmen inside a mosque in the southern province of Helmand, Press TV reports.
Molavi Shawali, the prayer leader of the Grand Mosque in the Nawa-I-Barakzayi district, came under gunfire by three armed men on Wednesday.
The assailants managed to escape after targeting the cleric who is said to have been a supporter of the...
26 March 2011 11:24
A number of civilians have lost their lives again in the latest spate of airstrikes by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in the southern Helmand province in Afghanistan.
According to a statement by ISAF, the Afghan civilians were accidentally killed and wounded in Naw Zad district, Helmand province on Friday when the US-led forces wanted to target a Taliban commander...
20 March 2011 8:59
A British soldier has died of injuries sustained when a bomb went off in southern Helmand province in Afghanistan, bringing the death toll for UK soldiers deployed in the country to 360.
According to the UK Ministry of Defense, the soldier from the 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, had been severely injured in a bomb blast in Nahr-e Saraj district of...
16 January 2011 13:44
Bombings have killed at least 18 civilians and wounded several others across Afghanistan as the security situation continues to deteriorate in the war-ravaged country.
Nine people including six children were killed in an explosion in the northern Baghlan Province.
Elsewhere, six people died in a bomb attack in the southern Helmand Province. Three others were killed by an explosion in...
29 December 2010 5:09
A British soldier has been killed in Helmand province of Afghanistan, as the deadliest year of the war for foreign troops winds down.
The soldier, who was from the 23 Pioneer Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps, was killed near Lashkar Gah on Tuesday by an improvised explosive device (IED), the Associated Press reported.
He was a bomb disposal expert working for...
30 November 2010 18:57
The US-led foreign forces have killed a former Afghan governor and arrested six members of his family in an attack in southern Helmand province.
Mohammad Ibrahim, the former governor of the town of Gereshk, was killed as foreign troops reportedly attacked his house.
This comes as a NATO airstrike on Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province killed at least 20 Afghans.
20 October 2010 13:46
A British soldier has been killed in a bomb blast in southern Afghanistan as the death toll for US-led forces continues to climb in the country.
The British army says the serviceman lost his life when he was defusing explosive devices in the Nahr-e Saraj district of the restive southern Helmand Province.
Task Force Helmand spokesman Lieutenant Colonel David Eastman...
16 October 2010 7:31
Taliban claim that they have killed at least 11 US-led soldiers in a bomb attack in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.
Taliban spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi claimed on Saturday that one of Taliban members blew himself up at a joint military base controlled by US-led foreign troops and Afghan forces and killed 11 soldiers and wounded several others, a Press...
1 October 2010 11:22
A mine explosion has claimed the lives of four more US-led soldiers in southwestern Afghanistan, amid concerns of the rise of such incidents in the war-torn country.
In a statement issued on Friday, Georgian Defense Ministry said that four of the country's nationals with the US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed in the Helmand province while they were...