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.
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.
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 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.
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.