Posts Tagged ‘Police deaths’

By Asif Shahzad
Associated Press

ISLAMABAD – A suicide car bomber attacked a prison van while gunmen torched six NATO oil tankers in separate strikes Saturday that killed four Pakistani police officers and wounded 10 others, authorities said.

The army, meanwhile, kept up its pressure on the Pakistani Taliban in the tribal belt, killing 20 suspected fighters, while apparent U.S. missiles killed five alleged insurgents in a nearby northwest region, officials said. (more…)

Read Full Post »


By BBC News

Five people have been killed by a suicide bomb attack on a military patrol on the outskirts of Kandahar in southern Afghanistan, officials say. (more…)

Read Full Post »

KABUL, Afghanistan — United States forces killed six Afghan police officers and one civilian on Wednesday during an assault on the hide-out of a suspectedTaliban commander, the authorities said, in what an American military spokesman called a “tragic case of mistaken identity.” Thirteen Afghan officers were also wounded in the episode. (more…)

Read Full Post »