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On 22 June as Ramadan was drawing to a close, a Taliban car bomb struck a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the volatile Helmand province.
An injured man is carried to a hospital on a strecher after a vehicle bomb attack in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, Afghanistan.
On Thursday, a car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, a provincial capital, killing at least 30 people. The Taliban again claimed responsibility.
At least 34 people have been killed and dozens wounded after a strong blast hit a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand.
According to the governor's spokesman, the bomb went off at about noon in Lashkar Gah, where security personnel and civilians were collecting their pay.
A car bomb killed 34 people in the southern Afghanistan city of Lashkar Gah, the latest attack in Helmand province where Taliban militants are closing in on the provincial capital.
A car bomb has exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand, killing and wounding dozens of civilians and members of the security forces waiting to collect their pay, officials say.
Lashkar Gah (Afghanistan): At least 29 people were killed on June 22 when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah city as people were queuing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack during the holy month of Ramadan.
Most of the casualties in the explosion near the bank in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah were civilians, said provincial Gov.
The insurgents, believed to control nearly 80 percent of the province's countryside, have increasingly been pressing a push onto Lashkar Gah and its environs in efforts to take the city. In recent weeks, the Taliban have overrun Helmand's key Sangin ...
The explosion near the Kabul Bank in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah also wounded at least 60 people, he said. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but Helmand has been at the centre of bitter battles between the Afghan ...
The militants, believed to control nearly 80 percent of the province's countryside, increasingly have been making a push into Lashkar Gah to try take the city. Taliban spokesman Qari Yusuf Ahmadi said in an email that the bomb targeted Afghan security ...
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Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan (AFP) - At least 29 people were killed Thursday when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah city as people were queueing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack during the holy month of Ramazan.
Dozens of people were killed and injured by a suicide bomb outside a bank in the provincial capital of southern Afghanistan's Helmand province.
A car bomb explosion outside a bank in the Afghan city of Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province has killed dozens of civilians and soldiers who were waiting at a bank to collect their pay.
BREAKING THIS MORNING: As many as 29 people have been killed in a suicide car bombing outside the Kabul Bank in Lashkar Gah, in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a Taliban stronghold. "This cowardly attack targeted innocent people as they lined up ...
Lashkar Gah - At least 26 people were killed and dozens injured after a car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province in Afghanistan on Thursday, international media reported. Provincial governor spokesman Omar ...
At least 29 people have been killed after a car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand, the provincial governor said.
Taliban fighters have made widespread gains in Helmand, seizing numerous province's districts and threatening the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah. An Afghan soldier killed a USA soldier and wounded two more in an attack at the governor's compound in ...
The fighting last week began when the mainstream Taliban attacked a Renouncer base in Gereshk, one of the few areas outside Helmand's provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, that are not under Taliban control. The base, near an Afghan Army base, was struck ...
Taliban fighters have made widespread gains in Helmand, seizing numerous province's districts and threatening the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah. The shooter was killed by other soldiers. An Afghan official said the deaths and injury stem from an ...
The district where Friday night's airstrikes took place is located on the edge of Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital. American troops have partnered with Afghan soldiers in raids against IS Khorasan, claiming the local offshoot of the militant group ...
The district where Friday night's airstrikes took place is located on the edge of Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital. USA and Afghan forces however have been battling Islamic State militants in Nangarhar province since the beginning of 2015.
The ANAP program was abandoned in April 2008, an apparent failure, but the US-NATO reliance on the warlords' militias continued.
Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, June 14 (Xinhua) -- A suicide car bomb targeted a rival faction of Taliban led by Mullah Rasoul in Gereshk district of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Wednesday, casualties feared, spokesman for provincial ...
They went to Helmand province toward the end of their trip, first touring military bases and then arriving at the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah. The group met with the governor of Helmand and interviewed the top Afghan general in the region, Mowein ...
Lashkar Gah: At least three Afghan policemen were killed and two wounded when an American military aircraft opened fire during an operation in southern Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday.
Lashkar Gah - Sedikitnya tiga personil Polisi Perbatasan Afghanistan (ABP) tewas dan dua lainnya luka-luka setelah serangan udara pimpinan Amerika Serikat (AS) menyerang posisi mereka di provinsi Helmand selatan.
... Afghan officials said dozens of militants were killed, the Pentagon has remained mum on what exactly the bomb accomplished. In recent months, the Taliban have captured several districts in Helmand and put provincial capital Lashkar Gah under pressure.
For three years, Mohammad Nadir served alongside infantry and reconnaissance Marines, police advisers, and coalition forces in volatile districts like Kajaki, Lashkar Gah, and Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan. As an interpreter for U.S. service ...
8 June 2017 - 60-year-old Nazo stands at the bedside of his grandson Rahmatullah, 19, who was badly injured by a roadside bomb in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. Rahmatullah lost both of his legs in the blast, and ...
His work led him to assignments, with USAID, in Lashkar Gah and Kabul, Afghanistan, and Kathmandu, Nepal. He and Leeana traveled the world and he meant the world to his children.
This was Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital of Helmand province, and the Taliban were nearby, shooting at Bardar and his colleagues.
His work led him to assignments with USAID, in Lashkar Gah and Kabul, Afghanistan, and Kathmandu, Nepal. He and Leeana traveled the world, and he meant the world to his children.
When I visited Helmand last November, only Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital, had yet to fall, but it was under constant attack from all sides.
US Marines at Leatherneck Camp in Lashkar Gah in the Afghan province of Helmand on April 29, 2017. WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty. However, it is not just the number of PE firms or the magnitude of assets under their management that is important, but the ...
The Taliban has also threatened Pul-i-Khurmi in Baghlan, Farah City in Farah, Lashkar Gah in Helmand, Tarin Kot in Uruzgan, and Maimana in Faryab over the past year.
In this file photograph, which was taken on March 23, 2017, Afghan policemen search passengers at a checkpoint in Lashkar Gah, in southern Afghanistan. (By AFP). Taliban militants have killed at least 20 Afghan policemen and injured more than a dozen ...
Solo qualche accenno: in Afghanistan, a Kabul, solo nel 2016 sono state ricoverate oltre quattromila persone e sono stati formati quasi 90 operatori sanitari; a Lashkar-Gah, nel sud, i pazienti curati sono stati 18315; ad Anabah, 46284 i pazienti e ...
Members of the Marines and the Afghan National Army during a handover ceremony last month at Camp Leatherneck in Lashkar Gah, in the southern Afghan province of Helmand. American officials said that 3,000 to 5,000 more troops could be sent.
United States and Afghan troopers salute during a handover ceremony at Leatherneck Camp in Lashkar Gah, in Helmand, Afghanistan, April 29, 2017.
The US commander in Afghanistan John Nicholson (L) walks with Marine Brig. Gen. Roger Turner ahead of handover ceremony at Leatherneck Camp in Lashkar Gah in the Afghan province of Helmand on April 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP). Trump is expected to ...
US and Afghan troopers salute during a handover ceremony at Leatherneck Camp in Lashkar Gah, in Helmand, Afghanistan, April 29, 2017.
US and Afghan troopers salute during a handover ceremony at Leatherneck Camp in Lashkar Gah, in Helmand, Afghanistan, April 29, 2017.
US Marines salute during a handover ceremony at Leatherneck Camp in Lashkar Gah in the Afghan province of Helmand, in this April 29, 2017 photo.
U.S. Marines and Afghan National Army personnel participate in a handover ceremony at Leatherneck Camp in Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 29.
In March, Non State Armed Groups (NSAGs) captured Sangin district in Hilmand province following a series of failed attempts, while strategically and politically important provincial capitals such as Lashkar Gah and Tirinkot remain under virtual siege.
John Nicholson, the US commander in Afghanistan, second right, shakes hands with US soldiers ahead of a handover ceremony at Camp Leatherneck in Lashkar Gah in the Afghan province of Helmand on April 29, 2017. Photo Credit: Wakil Kohsar/AFP via ...


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