Posts Tagged ‘Afghan police’

Saturday, 13 November 2010

At least 10 people including a village police commander with his bodyguard were killed and 18 other civilians were hurt in an explosion in Kunduz province on Saturday, officials say


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By Noor Khan

Associated Press

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb killed two Afghan border police and a civilian riding in their vehicle Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, police said, as Britain’s defense secretary urged patience in the push to secure the volatile region. (more…)

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By BBC World News

February 6, 2010

Afghan police have shot dead seven villagers near the Pakistani border after mistaking them for insurgents, police officials said.

The seven young men were collecting firewood after dark in the southern town of Spin Boldak, a common transit route for Taliban militants. (more…)

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27 Jul 2009 16:09:44 GMT
Source: Reuters
* Holding territory depends on Afghan troops
* Only 650 Afghan soldiers fighting with U.S., British
* Training of Afghan police, soldiers needs expanding (more…)

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Published: July 25, 2009

NAWA, Afghanistan — In three combat tours in Anbar Province, Marine Sgt. Jacob Tambunga fought the deadliest insurgents in Iraq. (more…)

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