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Afghan official says Taliban attacks killed 12 policemen

Afghan official says Taliban attacks killed 12 policemen

May 30, – Also, seven police officers were wounded in the attacks and seven others were missing, presumably abducted by the Taliban. The attacks, which took place in the province’s Gereshk district, were launched Sunday night and lasted for many hours, said Hismatullah Daulatzai, head of police for the greater Helmand zone. A string of […]

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Taliban bombing kills at least 21 in northern Afghanistan

Taliban bombing kills at least 21 in northern Afghanistan

Aug 09, – The Afghan interior ministry said all those killed Saturday evening in the Khanabad district of Kunduz province were civilians, although local officials called them anti-Taliban militiamen. A Taliban attack killed at least 21 people in northern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, after a wave of lethal bombings in the capital as the insurgency […]

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Pakistan army sentences 6 Islamic militants to death

Pakistan army sentences 6 Islamic militants to death

Apr 02, – Thursday’s statement says a seventh suspect was sentenced to life imprisonment. The army did not say where the courts handed down the verdicts or how many trials they involved. Those convicted have the right to appeal. Pakistani military courts have sentenced six Islamic militants to death on charges including terrorism, murder, suicide […]

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International aid workers trapped in siege rescued by Afghan police

International aid workers trapped in siege rescued by Afghan police

May 26, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police officer and two civilians were killed. The top commander of the international military coalition said the relatively low number of casualties was a sign of how Afghan forces have “markedly improved” as they increasingly take over responsibility for protecting the country ahead of most foreign troops’ […]

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