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US special forces kill 10 Islamic extremists in Somalia

US special forces kill 10 Islamic extremists in Somalia

Mar 09, – A Somali intelligence official told The Associated Press that the person they wanted to get was apparently killed during the fight. Hoping to capture a high-profile target, U.S. special forces hopped off helicopters a couple of miles (kilometers) from an al-Shabab-controlled town, slipped through the dark and then got into a fierce […]

March 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 13 dead in bombing north of Kabul

At least 13 dead in bombing north of Kabul

Feb 22, – The bomber targeted a local police chief, injuring him on the eve of the latest round of quadrilateral talks to be held in Kabul in a bid to revive the peace process with the Taliban and end more than 14 years of war. At least 13 people, including nine civilians, were killed […]

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Car bomb explodes near Kabul airport, killing five

Car bomb explodes near Kabul airport, killing five

Aug 10, – The wave of bombings in Kabul and provincial centers follows a change of leadership in the Afghan Taliban, after the recent revelation of the death of their founder, Mullah Mohammad Omar, and a dispute over the leadership of the insurgency. A car bomb exploded near the entrance to Kabul airport on Monday, […]

August 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Dozens killed in Afghanistan fighting as foreign troops head home

Dozens killed in Afghanistan fighting as foreign troops head home

Dec 13, – In Kabul on Saturday, a bomb ripped through a bus carrying soldiers in Kabul, killing at least seven of them, mangling the vehicle and sending a column of black smoke over the capital. “A suicide bomber on foot detonated his explosives at the door of a bus carrying army soldiers,” said Hashmat […]

December 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 4 people

Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 4 people

Oct 09. – Police spokesman for southern Helmand province, Shamem Noorzai, says Wednesday’s attack took place in the Gareshk district. He says the bomber targeted a police patrol and blew up his car next to a police vehicle in a crowded area of the town of Gareshk. A security official says a suicide car bombing […]

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