Results tagged “Afghanistan”
Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?
If you do, then pick any of the sections below:
Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:
Security forces killed a Taliban commander and 13 fighters, and detained four commanders and five fighters in Logar, Paktika, Kandahar, Helmand, and Farah. Thirty Taliban fighters reconciled with the government in Herat. The Taliban killed a Pakistani worker in Kandahar.
UPDATE: Four suicide bombers launched coordinated attacks in the provincial capital of Kandahar, killing 35 people and wounding 45 more. Two of the attacks targeted a police headquarters and a prison; the Taliban appeared to be trying to free captives from the jail.
The Taliban killed six civilians in an IED attack in Uruzgan. Coalition and Afghan forces killed a Taliban commander in Helmand, 11 fighters in an airstrike in in Zabul and four more in clashes in Faryab, and detained a Taliban commander and two fighters in Uruzgan. In Badghis, a Taliban fighter was killed in a premature detonation.
President Karzai said Pakistan would get a major role in any upcoming negotiations with the Taliban. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in southern Afghanistan. Coalition and Afghan forces killed a Taliban fighter and captured a Taliban facilitator, a sub-commander, and 12 Taliban fighters in Helmand, Nimroz, Kandahar, Wardak, and Paktika. ISAF denied an airstrike in Kandahar killed 16 civilians.
The Taliban killed 10 civilians and an ISAF soldier in bombings in Helmand and Kapisa. Coalition and Afghan forces detained a Taliban commander and a sub-commander, and seven fighters during raids in Kabul, Farah, Kandahar, and Nimroz.