Posts Tagged ‘civilian death’

AFP | June 18, 2011


TRIPOLI, Lebanon — Soldiers deployed in force in Lebanon’s main northern city Tripoli Saturday after seven people were killed in clashes between Alawites and Sunnis over a rally against the Syrian government.


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The Guardian, By Xan Rice

April 17, 2011

Muammar Gaddafi’s forces mounted a heavy assault on Libyan rebels holding the key town of Ajdabiya on Sunday in a sign that the regime is stepping up efforts to regain territory in the east of the country.

Explosions were heard for several hours in the morning, forcing some of the few remaining families to flee to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, 90 miles away. (more…)

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Source: Agence France-Presse (AFP)

Date: 07 Feb 2011

MOGADISHU — Fighting broke out Monday in a village on the disputed border between Somalia’s northern breakaway states of Puntland and Somaliland, killing eight, officials and witnesses said. (more…)

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HARGEISA, 2 February 2011 (IRIN) – Somalia’s self-declared independent region of Somaliland has experienced an increase in landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) explosions in the recent past, with officials calling for mine awareness education in schools, as children have been the main victims. (more…)

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By Rafiq Sherzad

NAZARABAD, Afghanistan, April 29 (Reuters) – U.S. troops raided the home of a female member of the Afghan parliament and killed a neighbour who was one of her relatives, the MP said on Thursday, an incident that sparked angry protests in the east. (more…)

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By  BBC News

A prominent Afghan tribal leader who spoke of his fears of assassination by the Taliban has been killed near the southern city of Kandahar.

Unidentified gunmen shot Abdul Rahman in the head as he was walking home. (more…)

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By The Canadian Press

Canadian military police formally opened an investigation Wednesday into allegations an Afghan teenager was unarmed when he was shot and killed by soldiers during a night-time raid just outside Kandahar city almost three years ago. (more…)

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