Posts Tagged ‘troops’

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 M Ikyas Khan

BBC News

At least three civilians have been killed in fighting between troops and Islamic militants in north-western Pakistan, officials and witnesses say. (more…)

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by AFP

DATU SAUDI AMPATUAN, Philippines (AFP) — Almost 100 people fled their homes in the southern Philippines as troops clashed with Muslim separatist rebels, witnesses and the military said Saturday. (more…)

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