Helmand, Afghanistan Newswire

Helmand, Afghanistan Newswire

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  1. More than 160 killed in major attacks in Afghanistan in June : July 02, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Daily Times

    KABUL: More than 160 Afghans, largely civilians, have been killed while nearly 280 others injured in major attacks in Afghanistan last month as Taliban militants escalate offensives after withdrawal of NATO-led forces from the country, according to official sources. The Taliban militants carried out some 20 major bomb attacks throughout June, including six suicide bombings, involving 19 suicide attackers.

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  2. Over 160 killed in attacks in Afghanistan in JuneRead the original story

    Wednesday | Xinhuanet

    More than 160 Afghans, largely civilians, have been killed while nearly 280 others injured in major attacks in Afghanistan last month as Taliban militants escalate offensives after withdrawal of NATO-led forces from the country, according to official sources. The Taliban militants carried out some 20 major bomb attacks throughout June, including six suicide bombings, involving 19 suicide attackers.

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  3. Taliban wage bloody offensive in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Nation

    Suicide attackers Tuesday targeted NATO troops in Kabul and a police headquarters in restive southern Afghanistan, killing three people and wounding at least 60 as the Taliban's bloody summer offensive showed no signs of letting up. A powerful blast echoed around the Afghan capital as a suicide car bomber hit a NATO military convoy on the main road to the airport, around 500 metres from the US embassy, killing at least one Afghan civilian and wounding around 20. Hours earlier at least two civilians were killed when a suicide truck bomb detonated at the gate of the police headquarters in Lashkar Gah, the capital of volatile Helmand province.

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  4. Afghan bombs target NATO troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Iol.co.za

    Suicide attackers Tuesday targeted NATO troops in Kabul and a police headquarters in restive southern Afghanistan, killing four people and wounding almost 60 as the Taliban's bloody summer offensive showed no signs of letting up. A powerful blast echoed around the Afghan capital as a suicide car bomber hit a NATO military convoy on the main road to the airport, around 500 metres from the US embassy, killing at least two Afghan civilians and wounding around 17. Hours earlier at least two civilians were killed when a suicide truck bomb detonated at the gate of the police headquarters in Lashkar Gah, the capital of volatile Helmand province.

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  5. Suicide blasts hit Afghanistan as Taliban wage offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Channelnewsasia.com

    KABUL: Suicide attackers on Tuesday targeted NATO troops in Kabul and a police headquarters in restive southern Afghanistan, killing four people and wounding almost 60 as the Taliban's bloody summer offensive showed no signs of letting up. A powerful blast echoed around the Afghan capital as a suicide car bomber hit a NATO military convoy on the main road to the airport, around 500 metres from the US embassy, killing at least two Afghan civilians and wounding around 17. Hours earlier at least two civilians were killed when a suicide truck bomb detonated at the gate of the police headquarters in Lashkar Gah, the capital of volatile Helmand province.

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  6. Suicide blasts hit Afghanistan as Taliban wage bloody offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Peninsula

    Suicide attackers Tuesday targeted NATO troops in Kabul and a police headquarters in restive southern Afghanistan, killing three people and wounding at least 60 as the Taliban's bloody summer offensive showed no signs of letting up. A powerful blast echoed around the Afghan capital as a suicide car bomber hit a NATO military convoy on the main road to the airport, around 500 metres from the US embassy, killing at least one Afghan civilian and wounding around 20. Hours earlier at least two civilians were killed when a suicide truck bomb detonated at the gate of the police headquarters in Lashkar Gah, the capital of volatile Helmand province.

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  7. Deadly blast outside Afghan police HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Iol.co.za

    An Afghan boy holds a copy of the Qur'an at the site of an attack on police headquarters in the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah of the southern Helmand province. Picture: Abdul Malik A suicide truck bomb in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday killed two civilians and wounded more than 40, officials said, in the latest attack since the Taliban began their annual offensive.

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  8. Suicide blasts hit Afghanistan as Taliban wage bloody fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | India.com

    Kabul, Jun 30 : Suicide attackers today targeted foreign troops in Kabul and a police headquarters in restive southern Afghanistan, killing two people and wounding nearly 60, as the Taliban's bloody summer offensive showed no signs of letting up. A powerful blast echoed around the Afghan capital as a suicide car bomber hit a convoy of foreign military vehicles on the main road to the airport, around 500 metres from the US embassy, wounding at least 17 people.

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  9. Suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy in Kabul, 17 woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Rediff.com

    A bombing targeted an international convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, only hours after a deadly suicide blast rocked Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province. US soldiers attend to a wounded soldier at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan after a suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops serving with NATO on the main road running between Kabul's airport and the US embassy.

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  10. One dead, scores wounded in attack on NATO convoy in KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Stars and Stripes

    A member of the Afghan police force moves bystanders away from the site of a Taliban suicide attack against a NATO coalition convoy on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in eastern Kabul. KABUL, Afghanistan - One person was killed and 21 wounded when a suicide bomber drove his car into a NATO military convoy on a busy thoroughfare in eastern Kabul, officials and media reports said.

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  11. Taliban suicide attack targets NATO convoy in Kabul, 17 injuredRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Big News Network.com

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- At least 17 civilians were injured after a Taliban suicide car bomb attack targeted a NATO convoy on Tuesday near the airport in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul. The attack took place on the main road to Kabul's airport, near the U.S. embassy and other diplomatic compounds.

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  12. Huge explosion shakes Afghan capital near busy shopping districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Baltimore Sun

    A suicide car bomb targeted a convoy carrying international forces in a busy shopping district in Kabul on Tuesday afternoon, officials said, the second significant attack in the Afghan capital in as many weeks. One civilian was killed and 22 were wounded in the attack, according to a statement from Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi.

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  13. Afghanistan: Kabul blast targets foreign forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | CNN

    A bombing targeted an international convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, only hours after a deadly suicide blast rocked a city in southern Helmand province. The suicide car bomb targeted the foreign forces as they traveled along the airport road in Kabul, Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said.

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  14. Five killed, 51 injured in Afghan suicide attackRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Big News Network.com

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  15. One killed in Afghan suicide attackRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Newkerala.com

    The attack, which also left 40 people injured, took place near a police station in the provincial capital Lashkar Gah, Xinhua reported. "One militant detonated a car bomb near the police station building," a security official said.

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  16. Deadly Suicide Bombing Targets Police HQ in Southern AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Weekday Magazine

    Afghan officials say a suicide truck bombing killed two civilians and wounded more than 40 in the southern province of Helmand on June 30. The attacker detonated a lorry packed with explosives at the gate of the police headquarters in the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, police spokesman Farid Ahmad Obaid said.

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  17. Exploding truck in Afghanistan kills two and injures dozensRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Los Angeles Times

    A truck exploded while traveling through Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, en route to what officials said was its presumed target, the provincial police headquarters. Omar Zwak, spokesman for the governor of Helmand, said in an interview that 51 people, mostly civilians, were wounded in the blast.

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  18. 1 killed, 40 injured in suicide bombing in S. AfghanistanRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Xinhuanet

    One suicide bomber was killed and at least 40 people were wounded after a suicide bombing rocked near a police station in Lashkar Gah, capital of southern Afghan province of Helmand on Tuesday, an official said. "One militant detonated a car bomb near the provincial police station building at around 09:45 a.m. , killing and injuring several people," a security official told Xinhua anonymously.

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  19. Afghanistan: Scores of wounded treated after heavy fighting in Kunduz provinceRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | PressReleasePoint

    Heavy clashes between Afghan security forces and armed opposition groups in the north-eastern province of Kunduz have led to a surge in wounded arriving at MA decins Sans FrontiA res' trauma centre in Kunduz city. From 20 to 23 June, MSF's medical teams treated 77 patients directly wounded in the fighting; one-third of these patients were women and children.

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  20. Taliban Attack Afghan Parliament, Setting Off 4 Large Bombs As Lawmakers Meet Inside: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Switched

    The Taliban attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday, setting off at least one large bomb and igniting a gunbattle with security forces, police and witnesses said. An Associated Press reporter heard heavy gunfire outside the parliament and saw black smoke billowing from the entrance as ambulances raced to the scene.

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