Gulf Times - Helmand-province
More than 30 rescued in Afghan raid on Taliban prison

More than 30 rescued in Afghan raid on Taliban prison

Afghan and foreign special forces raided a Taliban prison in southern Helmand province on Sunday and rescued at least 30 people, according to army and provincial officials.

Five killed as Taliban attack money market in southern Afghanistan

Five killed as Taliban attack money market in southern Afghanistan

At least five people have been killed after Taliban militants attacked a money exchange market in Afghanistan's embattled southern Helmand province early Friday morning, locals and officials said.

US soldier killed in Afghanistan's Helmand province

US soldier killed in Afghanistan's Helmand province

A US soldier has been killed and two others wounded in an attack in Afghanistan's Helmand province, US military officials said on Wednesday.

Three US soldiers wounded in Afghan 'insider attack'

Three US soldiers wounded in Afghan 'insider attack'

Three American troops were wounded Sunday when an Afghan soldier opened fire in southern Helmand province, officials said, in the first known "insider attack" on international forces this year.

Suicide bomber kills 7, wounds 20 in Afghan provincial capital

Suicide bomber kills 7, wounds 20 in Afghan provincial capital

A suicide bomber killed seven people and wounded 20 others outside a bank in the capital city of Afghanistan's Helmand province on Saturday, the governor's office said on Saturday.