"Come out of bases and attack rebels, Afghan forces told", Pajhwok Afghan News, March 2, 2016.
Heavy Clashes in Helmand. There are some serious engagements taking place in the southern province of Helmand, Afghanistan. Both sides are suffering heavy casualties. Read more in Pajhwok Afghan News, March 5, 2016.
Sangin District Under Threat. This district in Helmand province remains a volatile battleground and the lines of communications from the district to the provincial capital are difficult to travel along. Afghan government troops are attempting to clear the areas along the highway but are meeting stiff Taliban resistance. Read more in "Troops in Sangin Call for Air Support", Tolo News, March 2, 2016.