Posts Tagged ‘casualties’

News Release
October 12, 2010

Geneva/Kabul (ICRC) – The number of war casualties taken to Mirwais Regional Hospital in Kandahar for treatment is hitting record highs. The hospital, which is supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), registered almost twice as many new patients with weapon-related injuries in August and September 2010 as during the same months last year – close to 1,000 compared with just over 500 during the same period in 2009.


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07 Jul 2010 08:33:16 GMT
Source: Reuters

KABUL, July 7 (Reuters) – Five Afghan government soldiers were accidently killed and two others wounded in a pre-dawn NATO airstrike on Wednesday, prompting condemnation from the country’s government. (more…)

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By KAMAL RAJ SIGDEL, The Kathmandu Post

February 18, 2010


In what appears to be a successful story for the world to replicate, Nepal has completed 50 percent of the total demining operations, an important aspect of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). If the work goes unobstructed, the demining is likely to be completed by 2011, making Nepal the first example in the world to complete the job following International Mine Standard (IMS) within the shortest time. (more…)

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan — An official says a roadside bomb apparently targeting an oil tanker exploded along a Pakistani supply line used by U.S.-led troops in Afghanistan. (more…)

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The New York Times

MOSCOW — An explosion in the South Ossetian capital of Tskhinvali on Friday killed nine Russian peacekeepers and wounded three others, raising tensions in the separatist enclave days before a scheduled pullback of Russian troops from Georgian territory. (more…)

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