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NATO air strike kills 17 Afghans


June 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) An air strike by NATO-led forces at a Taliban hideout late Tuesday killed 17 people in Afghanistan, including a militant commander named Qari Sardar, officials ... Read more...

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Eight Taliban killed, 13 held in Afghanistan (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (IANS) At least eight Taliban militants were killed and 13 arrested in a series of military operations in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, the country's ... Read more...

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Seven Taliban killed in Afghanistan


January 9th, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (IANS) Seven suspected Taliban militants have been killed in a special operation in Afghanistan, a government spokesman said.A unit of the Afghan National Directorate of Security ... Read more...

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US gave wrong coordinates to get permission for air strike


December 4th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) US officials gave the wrong coordinates -- saying they were of a Taliban hideout -- to their Pakistani counterparts to seek clearance for the air ... Read more...

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100 militants killed in Afghan operation


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 23 (IANS) Over a hundred Taliban militants were killed in a three-day operation by Afghan and NATO-led forces in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported Saturday.Eighty militants were killed in ... Read more...

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Eight Taliban killed in Afghanistan


January 26th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 26 (IANS) Afghan security forces raided a Taliban hideout Wednesday in Takhar province, killing eight militants including a top commander, police said.Troops stormed the hideout in Khawjaghar district, 245 ... Read more...

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14 killed in Afghan clashes


August 22nd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 22 (DPA) Fourteen people were killed in fresh violence in Afghanistan, officials said Sunday. Among them were two members of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), who lost their ... Read more...

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50 militants killed in Afghanistan


July 24th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) Fifty Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan's eastern Nuristan province, the defence ministry said Saturday. "Afghan commandos backed by NATO-led troops raided a Taliban hideout in Barg-e-Matal district ... Read more...

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Suspected US drone strike kills five in Pakistan


February 24th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (DPA) A suspected US drone attack on a Taliban hideout in Pakistan's north-western tribal area killed at least five people Wednesday, security officials and local media said. The strike ... Read more...

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10 killed in US drone attacks in Pakistan


February 3rd, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed in a fresh missile strikes by the US drones in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region Tuesday. Thirteen missiles were fired from about ... Read more...

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15 Taliban killed in North Waziristan drone strike (Lead)


January 30th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) A US drone fired two missile at a suspected Taliban hideout in North Waziristan killing 15 militants, a media report Saturday said. Online news agency said the attack ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 12 in Pakistan


January 30th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (DPA) A suicide bomber detonated explosives near a military checkpoint in Pakistan's Bajaur tribal region Saturday, killing at least 12 people, officials said. More than 25 people were wounded ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills nine in Pakistan


January 30th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (DPA) A US drone attack on a suspected Taliban hideout in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal district killed at least nine people, a security official said Saturday. The strike in ... Read more...

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US airstrike kills five in Pakistan


January 10th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (DPA) At least five suspected militants were killed in a US drone attack on a Taliban hideout in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal district, media reports said Sunday. Six ... Read more...

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Blast kills six in Pakistan


December 27th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (DPA) An explosion tore through the house of a government employee in Pakistan's troubled Kurram tribal district Sunday, killing him and five other family members, an official said. The ... Read more...

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Suspected US strike kills 14 in Pakistan


October 24th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike killed at least 14 people in Pakistan's troubled northwestern region bordering Afghanistan Saturday, media reports said. The attack targeted a Taliban hideout in ... Read more...

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Taliban commander among six militants killed in Afghanistan


October 10th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 10 (Xinhua) Six Taliban militants, including a rebel commander, were killed in fighting with the security forces in Wardak province in Afghanistan, police said Saturday. The special forces backed ... Read more...

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10 Taliban killed in Afghan air strike


September 12th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 12 (Xinhua) Nearly 10 Taliban insurgents were killed Saturday morning in an air strike by international troops in northern Afghanistan, an official said. The attack targeted a Taliban hideout in ... Read more...

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Suspected US drone attack kills 12 in Pakistan (Lead)


July 7th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (DPA) A suspected US pilotless aircraft fired two missiles at a Taliban hideout Tuesday in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing 12 people and injuring several more, an ... Read more...

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Five killed in US drone attack in South Waziristan


June 18th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 18 (ANI): In yet another drone strike in less than a week in South Waziristan, at least five people were killed and several others injured when two US Predator ... Read more...

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Suspected US drone attack kills 24 in Pakistan (Second lead)


March 13th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (DPA) A suspected US missile attack on a Taliban hideout in northwestern Pakistan killed at least 24 people, security officials and residents said Friday. More than 40 people were injured ... Read more...

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26 killed in Afghanistan fighting


November 18th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 18 (Xinhua) At least 26 people have been killed in fighting in Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday. Air raids on a suspected Taliban hideout in Paktika province in eastern Afghanistan killed ... Read more...

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27 killed after fighter jets bomb Taliban hideout in Swat


October 20th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mingora, Oct 20 (ANI): At least 27 people, including two commanders and 25 other Taliban were killed after fighter jets destroyed a suspected Taliban hideout on Sunday. According to a security ... Read more...

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Gilani assures Bush of cooperation in war on terror


July 29th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani assured US President George W. Bush of continued cooperation in the war on terror and also took up the issue ... Read more...

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Missile strike kills six in Pakistan’s tribal region


July 28th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, July 28 (DPA) A missile strike Monday on a suspected Taliban hideout in the tribal region in Pakistan's northwest killed at least six people, officials said. The predawn attack targeted a ... Read more...

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Pak rejects charge of Karzai murder plan being developed in its tribal areas


May 1st, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
Kabul, May 1 (ANI): Pakistan Army spokesman Major General Athar Abbas has rejected charges that the plot to kill Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai last week was hatched in Pakistans tribal areas. ... Read more...

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