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Prensa Latina, January 27, 2013

Bomb Attacks Kill 13 People in Afghanistan

Meanwhile, in the southern province of Helmand, another bomb exploded and its splinters killed three agents and wounded six

Two bomb attacks in other southern provinces of Afghanistan killed 13 people, including 11 policemen, and wounded another 13, according to a report from official sources.

Afghan officials said numbers for the year are incomplete, but between the army and national police, at least 2,071 troops were killed in 2012...
In recent months, Afghan troops have been dying at a rate of more than 300 per month, according to Azimi, a rate which would equal an entire brigade over the course of a year.
Stars and Stripes, Jan. 27, 2013

In conflict-torn Kandahar province, an explosive device was activated while a patrol of agents was passing by and killed eight policemen and wounded six.

The policemen were taking the three alleged rebels to a station after defusing a mine, reported the spokesman of the local governor, Javid Faisal. Two of the prisoners died in the explosion.

Meanwhile, in the southern province of Helmand, another bomb exploded and its splinters killed three agents and wounded six.

The armed Afghan opposition carries out the method of planting bombs on the streets and roads with the purpose to counteract the power of the occupying International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), led by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United States and the United Kingdom.

Category: Taliban/ISIS/Terrorism, HR Violations - Views: 3840