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Afghanistan Claims Taliban's 'Shadow Governor' In Helmand Killed - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Wed, 25 May 2016 01:14:27 GMT

The Nation

Afghanistan Claims Taliban's 'Shadow Governor' In Helmand Killed
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Afghan authorities say security forces have killed a senior Taliban commander they identified as the "shadow governor" of the southern province of Helmand. The Taliban denied the report, which came days after Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansur was ...
Taliban's shadow governor for Helmand Mullah Manan killed in airstrikeKhaama Press (press release) (blog)
Mullah Manan, Taliban Shadow Governor for Helmand killed in air strikeThe Nation

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Afghanistan says Taliban shadow governor in Helmand killed - Reuters
Tue, 24 May 2016 14:10:07 GMT

Stars and Stripes

Afghanistan says Taliban shadow governor in Helmand killed
Reuters
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan A senior Taliban leader identified by Afghan authorities as a shadow governor of the southern province of Helmand has been killed by security forces, officials said on Tuesday, although the Taliban immediately denied the report.
Afghans claim top Taliban official in Helmand killedStars and Stripes
Taliban shadow governor for Helmand killed in airstrikeGeo News, Pakistan
Afghan Taliban's aide for Helmand killed in airstrikePakistan Today
Radio Pakistan (press release) -The Economist -KITV Honolulu
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Taliban leader supervising suicide attacks killed in Helmand airstrike - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Sun, 22 May 2016 15:40:00 GMT

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

Taliban leader supervising suicide attacks killed in Helmand airstrike
Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
senior Afghan Taliban leader killed A top Taliban group leader Qari Fida Mohammad was killed in an airstrike in the restive Marjah district of southern Helmand province. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Qari Fida was among three top Taliban leaders ...

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Taliban attacks end lull in combat in Afghan province of Helmand - Reuters
Sun, 08 May 2016 11:41:26 GMT

Reuters

Taliban attacks end lull in combat in Afghan province of Helmand
Reuters
Helmand has been one of the main targets of the Taliban, which has forced government security forces to pull back from several districts and concentrate around Lashkar Gah and the main highway that runs through the province. The attack in the Babaji ...
Afghanistan: Taliban prisoners hanged as Helmand fighting flaresBBC News
Taliban Offensive Ends Lull in Afghanistan's Helmand ProvinceAntiwar.com
Taliban and Afghan police suffer casualties in Lashkargah city clashKhaama Press (press release) (blog)

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Major Taliban Push Likely Soon in Helmand, Military Says - Military.com
Sat, 14 May 2016 10:58:34 GMT

Military.com

Major Taliban Push Likely Soon in Helmand, Military Says
Military.com
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan and international forces expect a major battle to begin soon for control of southern Helmand province, largely overrun in recent months by the Taliban. The question is, who will strike first. Coalition and Afghan officials ...
At least four dead in Taliban car bomb attack in Afghanistan's HelmandDaily Sabah
Afghan offical: Suicide attack kills 3 policemen in Helmand provinceThe Indian Express
4 killed, over 10 wounded in Helmand suicide attackKhaama Press (press release) (blog)
Prokerala -Stars and Stripes -Voice of America
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Taliban judge killed during an operation in Helmand province - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Sat, 21 May 2016 06:32:00 GMT

Taliban judge killed during an operation in Helmand province
Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Taliban mulling peace talks Taliban's shadow judge for southern Helmand province was killed during an operation Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) led by 215th Maiwand Corps of the Afghan Army. According to a statement by 215th Maiwand Corps, ...
Afghan Spl Forces kill two prominent Taliban commandersAll India Radio

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Afghan Taliban tighten squeeze on Helmand capital - Reuters
Tue, 10 May 2016 11:27:19 GMT

Reuters

Afghan Taliban tighten squeeze on Helmand capital
Reuters
Helmand, a Taliban heartland and the biggest source of Afghanistan's opium, has been under pressure for months, with government forces pulling out of several districts to regroup around Lashkar Gah. The province is one of the key battlegrounds for the ...
15 Afghan police fall in Taliban attack close to Lashkar GahPress TV
Taliban Nears Helmand Capital, Overruns CheckpointsAntiwar.com
The Taliban Is Running Amok and Killing Policemen in Afghanistan's Opium HeartlandVICE News

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Supply Plane for NATO Crashes in Afghanistan, Killing 7 - New York Times
Thu, 19 May 2016 13:28:34 GMT

Hindustan Times

Supply Plane for NATO Crashes in Afghanistan, Killing 7
New York Times
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan A civilian cargo plane carrying supplies for NATO troops in the southern Afghan province of Helmand crashed this week, killing seven crew members, officials said on Thursday. Separately, in the southern province of Zabul, ...
56 people killed in intensified fighting in AfghanistanXinhua
Suicide bomber attacks military convoy in Afghanistan, no US troops hurtFox News

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Afghan forces free captives in raid on Taliban prison in Helmand - Deutsche Welle
Fri, 06 May 2016 16:21:34 GMT

Deutsche Welle

Afghan forces free captives in raid on Taliban prison in Helmand
Deutsche Welle
The prisoners were reportedly a mix of Afghan security forces and civilians, although the governor of Helmand province, Hayatullah Hayat, said they are still determining who the captives were. "We are still investigating as to who these people are and ...
US general: Helmand province likely site of next Taliban offensive as poppy harvest endsStars and Stripes
Afghan Special Forces Free 60 PrisonersRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
60 released from Taliban prison in Helmand during Afghan commandos night raidKhaama Press (press release) (blog)
Business Standard -Latin American Herald Tribune -Washington Post
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7 killed as Azerbaijan's Silk Way cargo plane crash in Helmand province - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Thu, 19 May 2016 07:25:32 GMT

Al-Bawaba

7 killed as Azerbaijan's Silk Way cargo plane crash in Helmand province
Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Silk Way plane crash in Helmand A cargo plane belonging to Silk Way Airlines crashed in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan leaving at least 7 people dead. According to Azerbaijan's civil aviation administration officials, the plane crashed after ...
Azeri cargo plane carrying nine passengers crashes in Helmand, AfghanistanAl-Bawaba
Cargo plane crash kills seven in Afghanistan's Helmand provinceBig News Network.com
Azerbaijan Plane Crashes in Afghanistan, 7 DeadVoice of America
Wall Street Journal -Stars and Stripes -The Sun Daily
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