Musa Qala

35 civilians killed by Afghan forces in southern Helmand province

The incident occurred on Sunday night when Afghan forces raided a house that the officals said was being used by the Taliban to train suicide bombers, but during the attack a wedding venue situated adjacent the target came under fire.

Sep 23, 2019, 14:06 PM IST

Afghan troops pull out of second Helmand district

Afghan government forces have pulled out of a second district in Helmand, officials said on Monday, leaving the Taliban in control of most of the northern part of the province after troops withdrew from Musa Qala district last week.

Feb 22, 2016, 14:28 PM IST

Afghan troops pull out of strategic Helmand district

 Afghan forces have pulled out of bases in Musa Qala, a strategic district of the southern province of Helmand, after months of heavy fighting with Taliban insurgents, officials said on Saturday.

Feb 20, 2016, 13:01 PM IST

11 police, army dead in Taliban attack: Afghan officials

Afghan officials say that at least 11 members of the security forces have been killed in a Taliban assault on government buildings in an unstable district in southern Helmand province.

Jun 18, 2015, 16:42 PM IST