Monday, August 4, 2008

More dead and injured civilians

From Reuters' summary of security developments in Afghanistan, August 4:

GHAZNI - Taliban insurgents killed a district police chief and four other policemen and wounded seven in an attack in Zana Khan, Ghazni province, on Sunday, a security officer in the province said. A group of men also complained to the governor about what it said was the killing of five civilians and arrest of three others in a raid by foreign forces in another area of Ghazni overnight. The U.S. military said troops under its command carried out the operation and killed "several militants".

NANGARHAR - Foreign troops in a convoy fired at a vehicle carrying civilians, wounding two, in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday, a provincial official said... (link)

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