Archive for the ‘Fire’ Category

VOA News | Moby Media Updates| August 5, 2011

An anti-NATO demonstration in southern Afghanistan’s Zabul province turned violent Friday, when three Afghan civilians and a police officer were shot dead.

Afghan police say they were forced to fire into the crowd after insurgents infiltrated the protest in the town of Qalat and shot and killed a police officer. Officials say three civilians were killed when the police returned fire. (more…)

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Source: Agence France-Presse (AFP)

Date: 02 Oct 2010

At least seven Somali civilians were killed Saturday in a fire fight between African Union forces and hardline Islamist rebels, medical officials said.


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Apr. 13, 2010

(AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Muslim militants disguised as policemen and soldiers detonated bombs and opened fire Tuesday in a series of coordinated attacks in a southern Philippine city, triggering clashes that killed at least 12 people. (more…)

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By BBC News

At least four civilians were killed and 18 others wounded when Nato forces fired at a bus in southern Kandahar province, sparking angry protests.

Nato expressed its “deep regret” over the incident and said forces treated the injured at the scene. (more…)

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By Carlos H. Conde

MANILA — Eleven people, at least three of them children, were killed in an attack believed to have been carried out by the militant group Abu Sayyaf in retaliation for the recent arrests and deaths of several of its members, officials said Sunday. (more…)

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