Helmand

Bitter blow: UK's former hub in Afghanistan taken by Taliban

The vast majority of the U.K.'s 457 casualties occurred in the province as British troops fought with American and allied NATO forces.

published on : 13th August 2021

Airstrikes in south Afghanistan hit clinic, school: Official

A Defense Ministry statement confirmed that airstrikes were carried out in parts of the city of Lashkar Gah.

published on : 8th August 2021

Taliban conduct heavy attacks in Afghanistan's Lashkargah, Sheberghan cities in last 24 hours

The Afghanistan Defense Ministry in a statement said the center of Sheberghan city was retaken by Afghan troops -- who were supported by Air Force.

published on : 7th August 2021

Afghanistan army urges civilians to evacuate city of Lashkar Gah besieged by Taliban

The Taliban have seized control of much of rural Afghanistan since foreign forces began the last stage of their withdrawal in early May, but are now focused on capturing provincial capitals.

published on : 3rd August 2021