Posts Tagged ‘Bomb’

By: Souhail Karam and Adam Tanner

March 28, 2011

RABAT, March 28 (Reuters) – Western forces bombed the southern Libyan city of Sabha at dawn on Monday, leading to several casualties, the Libyan state news agency Jana reported.

“The crusader and colonial bombing targeted inhabited areas in the city of Sabha at dawn on Monday, causing the destruction of several houses,” the agency reported. “Ambulances and firefighter teams rushed to those areas.”

“Sources at the Health Ministry in Sabha spoke of several casualties among civilians in those areas.”

Source: http://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews/idAFLDE72R0MZ20110328


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18-01-2011 Operational Update No 01/11

Landmines, unexploded ordnance and other lethal debris of war are still a serious threat in Iraq. They add to the many hardships that Iraqi civilians must deal with as a consequence of decades of armed conflict. The ICRC recently stepped up its efforts to help the civilian population get back on their feet by launching an initiative to reduce the impact of weapon contamination. (more…)

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Roadside bombs kill at least 17 civilians

Published: Jan. 17, 2011 at 10:37 PM

BAGHLAN, Afghanistan, Jan. 17 (UPI) — The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan by roadside and other crude homemade bombs planted by insurgents is rising, experts say. (more…)

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Bomb blast kills 20 Afghan civilians in southeast 

By Jonathon Burch

Twenty Afghan civilians, including 13 children, were killed by a roadside bomb in southeastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, a senior official said, in the country’s deadliest insurgent attack in nearly six months. (more…)

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By Nasrat Shoaib (AFP)

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Fourteen Afghan civilians were killed and four others injured Thursday when a minivan struck a bomb in a Taliban heartland of southern Afghanistan.


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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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Nov. 10, 2010

Ten civilians sustained injuries as a bomb blasted in Jalalabad city, the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, on Wednesday, local television channel reported.


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