Posts Tagged ‘Taliban militants’

The New York Times, By Alissa J. Rubin

April 16, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan — For the second time in two days, a suicide bomber used an Afghan uniform to elude early detection and approach his target, killing five NATO service members attending an early Saturday meeting at the headquarters of the Afghan 201 Corps in the country’s east. The bombing was one of the worst attacks of its kind, NATO and Afghan military officials said. (more…)

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by Laura King
Los Angeles Times

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — Taliban militants seized a bus in volatile southern Afghanistan and executed at least two dozen passengers, beheading some of them, officials said Sunday. (more…)

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by AFP

HERAT, Afghanistan (AFP) — Suspected Taliban militants have kidnapped more than 150 civilian labourers who were travelling in three buses in southwestern Afghanistan, Afghan authorities said Monday. (more…)

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