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Nearly 200 people Killed, 35,000 displaced In Southern Afghan Province - UN Spokesman

United Nation, Oct 13 (Sputnik) - Almost 200 people were killed and 35,000 forced to flee in the fighting between Afghan government forces and the Taliban in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand, United Nations spokesperson Farhan Haq said in a press briefing on Tuesday.
"Continued fighting between Afghan National Security Forces and non-state armed groups in the south near Lashkar Gah city in Helmand province has reportedly displaced about 35,000 people," Haq said. "According to initial estimates from local authorities, nearly 200 people have been killed or injured and this number could change as assessments are ongoing."
On Saturday, the Taliban launched a series of attacks in Helmand province's Nad-e-Ali district and Babaji area and pushed back the Afghan security forces.
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South Korea to tighten COVID-19 rules aboard passenger planes

05 Aug 2021 | 9:35 PM

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Bangladesh and Pakistan - a study in contrast: International Think Tank

05 Aug 2021 | 9:30 PM

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