By: Zainullah Stanikzai , Date:29/12/2018
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A number of Wolesi Jirga candidates from southern Helmand province on Saturday erected a protest tent in front of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), asking the government to r... Read More
By: Zainullah Stanikzai , Date:24/10/2018
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) in southern Helmand province received 350 complaints mostly against the Independent Election Commission (IEC) during Wolesi Jirga... Read More
By: Zainullah Stanikzai , Date:23/10/2018
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A resident of the Greshk district in southern Helmand province on Wednesday accused Taliban militants of cutting off his index finger for voting in the recent Wolesi Jirga... Read More

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LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Eight civilians, including a Wolesi Jirga candidate, were killed and another 12 wounded when a suicide bombing ripped through an election campaign rally in the capital of southern Helmand province on Tuesday afternoon, an official said.
A security official, wishing anonymity, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion happened in limits of 1st police district in Lashkargah City, the provincial capital at 2:30pm.

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Women candidates for Wolesi Jirga from southern Helmand province grumble about cultural and security impediments to displaying their portraits and banners in crowded places of the city.

 

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Sunday said ongoing clashes in central areas of southern Helmand province had come under control, but public representatives stressed the need for defeating militants comprehensively.
Some days ago, the Taliban captured a number of security posts in the Babaji area of Lashkargah, the provincial capital, and parts of Nad Ali and Greshk districts, prompting the security forces backed by foreign troops to launch airstrikes.

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The governor of southern Helmand province on Saturday claimed some people in the Garamser district had grabbed government land due to which the security situation and other related problems were on the rise.
 “Let’s find legitimate solution for the problem of land grabbing, because it has become a sources of several other issues in the district,” Governor Mirza Khan Rahimi said while addressing a gathering.

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