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The Canadian Press | Steve Rennie | June 9, 2011

OTTAWA — The Canadian government has shelled out more than $1 million in goodwill payments to compensate hundreds of Afghans for deaths and damages incurred over the course of Canada’s mission in Afghanistan. (more…)

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ISAF Joint Command – Afghanistan
2010-11-S-337
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KABUL, Afghanistan (Nov. 26) – Three Afghan civilians were killed and one seriously wounded in two separate improvised explosive device blasts in Kandahar province today.

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TOLOnews.com
Tuesday, 09 November 2010

At least 15 Taliban militants were killed and 13 others were wounded in Afghan forces’ operations in Kandahar province on Monday.

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By: Peter Beaumont
The Guardian

Wednesday 13 October 2010 11.05 BST

The number of Afghan civilians hospitalised for serious war wounds has doubled in 12 months in Kandahar, the focus of an ongoing US-led campaign against Taliban strongholds. In August and September, Mirwais regional hospital in the country’s second biggest city admitted almost 1,000 new patients with weapons injuries, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The total for the same period of 2009 was 500.

The Red Cross reported a “drastic increase” in the number of amputations from war injuries, reflecting the nature of the violence.

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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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By BBC News

At least two people have been killed in a double bomb blast that reportedly targeted a police chief in the Afghan city of Kandahar, officials say. (more…)

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