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Bomb Attacks Hit Afghanistan, 9 Dead

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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A roadside bomb killed nine people Tuesday near the Afghan capital and a bomber rammed his truck into a NATO base in eastern Afghanistan. In the first attack, a remote-controlled blast hit a bus traveling across a bridge west of Kabul. Nine civilians were killed and at least five others were wounded. The local police […]

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Afghan President Denounces Deadly Bomb Attack

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai has denounced a remote-controlled bombing Tuesday that killed nine civilians and wounded five others. The blast struck a bus in Paghman, just west of Kabul. The local police chief says the person who planted the bomb has been arrested. Mr. Karzai said in a statement that terrorists who target innocent civilians […]

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Truck Bomb Explodes Outside NATO Base in Afghanistan

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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A remote-controlled bomb has exploded outside the Afghan capital, killing at least eight civilians and wounding one other person. Police say the blast Tuesday struck a bus in Paghman, just west of Kabul. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Also Tuesday, police say a truck bomb exploded outside a NATO base […]

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Roadside Bomb Kills 8 in Afghanistan

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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A remote-controlled bomb has exploded outside the Afghan capital, killing at least eight civilians and wounding one other person. Police say the blast Tuesday struck a bus in Paghman, just west of Kabul. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Also Tuesday, NATO says an insurgent attack killed a coalition service member […]

Roadside Bomb Kills 8 in Afghanistan

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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A remote-controlled bomb has exploded outside the Afghan capital, killing eight civilians and wounding at least one other person. Police say the blast Tuesday struck a bus on the western side of Kabul. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Also Tuesday, NATO said an insurgent attack killed a coalition service member […]

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Roadside Bomb Kills 8 in Afghanistan

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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A remote-controlled bomb has exploded outside the Afghan capital, killing eight civilians and wounding at least one other person. Police say the blast Tuesday struck a bus on the western side of Kabul. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

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5 Killed in Ivory Coast Army Base Attack

Posted August 6th, 2012 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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Gunmen in Ivory Coast have killed at least five people during an attack on an army base in Abidjan. The attack came a day after unidentified assailants attacked an army post and police camp in a different part of the city, killing five soldiers. The latest attack took place early Monday at the Akouedo army […]

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Afghan Forces Thwart Attack on Kabul

Posted August 2nd, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities say security forces have thwarted a major attack on the Afghan capital, after killing five insurgents in an early morning gunbattle. Intelligence agency spokesman Latifullah Mashal said Afghan forces Thursday raided a compound in eastern Kabul, where the insurgents linked to the militant Haqqani network had gathered to prepare for an attack. He said […]

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Afghan Forces Thwart Attack on Kabul

Posted August 2nd, 2012 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities say security forces have thwarted a major attack on the Afghan capital, after killing five insurgents in an early morning gunbattle. Intelligence agency spokesman Latifullah Mashal said Afghan forces Thursday raided a compound in eastern Kabul, where the insurgents linked to the militant Haqqani network had gathered to prepare for an attack. He said […]

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Afghan Forces Thwart Attack on Kabul

Posted August 2nd, 2012 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say security forces have thwarted an attack on the capital, Kabul, after killing at least six insurgents in an early morning gunbattle. The officials said Afghan forces raided a compound in eastern Kabul early Thursday where the insurgents gathered to prepare for an attack. A gunbattle broke out, lasting for several hours until […]

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