Posts Tagged ‘mine’

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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KABUL — A roadside bomb tore through a car carrying civilians in eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistan border, killing four passengers and wounding five others, the government announced Tuesday.

The incident in the province of Paktia took place on Monday, the interior ministry said, blaming the attack on Taliban-led militants who are waging a deadly insurgency against the US-backed Afghan government.

“The mine was planted by the enemies of the country,” it said. (more…)

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KABUL, July 22 (Xinhua) — Eleven people were killed as Taliban insurgents entered a mosque in Kunduz province in the north of Afghanistan, a local newspaper reported Wednesday. (more…)

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Sri Lanka bombings move toward capital

The Army has blamed Tamil Tiger separatist rebels for recent attacks, which have targeted civilians near Colombo.

By Arthur Brigh
Christian Science Monitor

At least 21 people were killed and 47 more were wounded in an explosion on Friday targeting a crowded bus near Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan Army blamed the attack on Tamil Tiger separatists. The attack was the third in the last two weeks that has targeted civilians around the Sri Lankan capital – far from the front lines of fighting in northern Sri Lanka. (more…)

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