Source: Reuters – AlertNet
Date: 24 Dec 2010
Dec 24 (Reuters) – Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 0730 GMT on Friday.
FARYAB – Two civilians were killed and two wounded during an operation by the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in northwest Faryab province on Thursday, the coalition said. ISAF said it was investigating the incident. The civilians were killed and wounded when their vehicle failed to stop at a checkpoint in Maimanah district despite verbal commands and warning shots, ISAF said. The incident happened during an operation targeting a senior Taliban leader, it said.
(Compiled by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Paul Tait)