Posts Tagged ‘ casualties ’

Pakistan: Airstrikes kill 11

July 9, 2014
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Zee News [India]    

"At least 11 suspected militants were killed in a Pakistan military operation Wednesday, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) sources said. Jet fighters carried out air strikes on suspected militant hideouts during the Zarb-i-Azb operation in the North Waziristan tribal region, Dawn online reported." (07/09/14)

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Afghanistan: Four occupation troops, 12 Afghans killed in suicide attack

July 8, 2014
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Fox News    

"An Afghan official says that at least 16 people, including four foreign soldiers, were killed Tuesday in a suicide attack near a clinic in eastern Afghanistan. The international coalition said that four of its service members were killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan but did not disclose any further details, including their nationalities. Wahid Seddiqi, spokesman for the provincial governor of Parwan province said the soldiers, at least 10 civilians, and two police officers were killed when a suicide bomber attacked Afghan and foreign forces near Charakar, the provincial capital." (07/08/14)

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Pakistan: 13 killed in regime air raids

July 8, 2014
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Zee News [India]    

"At least 13 suspected militants were killed Tuesday after jet fighters attacked hideouts in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that the air strikes were carried out in the Degan area, destroying seven hideouts, Dawn online reported. The Pakistan army launched a comprehensive operation named Zarb-e-Azb against foreign and local militants hiding in sanctuaries in the North Waziristan tribal region a week after the terrorist attack on the country's busiest airport in Karachi June 8." (07/08/14)

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Iraq: Regime general killed in shelling

July 7, 2014
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Yahoo! News    

"Shelling west of Baghdad killed the commander of the Iraqi army's 6th division on Monday, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's security spokesman said. Major General Najm Abdullah Sudan 'was killed by hostile shelling in Ibrahim bin Ali,' Lieutenant General Qassem Atta told AFP by text message. Ibrahim bin Ali lies in the Abu Ghraib area, just west of Baghdad, near where security forces have been locked in a months-long standoff with militants who have seized control of the city of Fallujah." (07/07/14)

http://news.yahoo.com/iraq-army-general-killed-shelling-104145679.html  

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Afghanistan: Children among 10 killed in attacks

July 7, 2014
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KTVZ News    

"Five children were killed by a rocket fired by Taliban fighters during a battle with Afghan security forces in a northern region of the country on Monday, authorities said. ... In western Afghanistan, a separate rocket attack killed a district police chief and four other police officers, authorities said." (07/07/14)

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Pakistan: Karachi police kill four in “search operation”

July 3, 2014
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The Nation [Pakistan]    

"Four alleged TTP members have been killed by police in a residential area near Northern Bypass in Karachi. Police said the terrorists were killed during exchange of fire during search operation in the area. SSP Malir, Rao Anwar has claimed that militants, who were killed in the encounter, belong to banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Police recovered Kalashnikov, TT pistol and a large number of bullets during the search operation." (07/03/14)

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Afghanistan: Eight regime troops killed, 13 injured in Kabul suicide attack

July 2, 2014
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Khaama Press [Afghanistan]    

"At least eight Afghan national army soldiers were martyred following a suicide attack in capital Kabul early Wednesday morning. Defense ministry officials confirmed at least eight service members of the Afghan national army (ANA) were martyred and thirteen others were injured. Gen. Zahir Azimi, spokesman for the defense ministry of Afghanistan, said the suicide bomber targeted a vehicle of the Afghan army soldiers around 7 am local time." (07/02/14)

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Pakistan: Regime troops kill ten in anti-militant offensive

July 2, 2014
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The Peninsula Online [Qatar]    

"Pakistani military helicopters shelled militant hideouts in the country's restive northwest on Wednesday as part of a massive ongoing offensive against the Taliban and other extremists, killing 10 insurgents, officials said. The helicopters pounded Islamist compounds in the Khar Warsak area, 12 kilometres (seven miles) north of Miranshah, the main town in the North Waziristan tribal region." (07/02/14)

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Pakistan: Two regime troops killed in ambush

July 1, 2014
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Zee News [India]    

"At least two Pakistani soldiers were killed and another injured when militants attacked a vehicle belonging to security forces in the restive North Waziristan tribal region, media reports on Tuesday said. The military vehicle was targeted in the areas between Kajori and Ippi villages in Mirali tehsil." (07/01/14)

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Afghanistan: US drone terrorists murder three

June 30, 2014
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PressTV [Iranian state media]    

"At least three people have been killed in a drone strike by US-led forces in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar. Abdul Habib Sayed Khel, the provincial police chief, says the deaths were a result of an overnight drone strike targeting a village in the Marawara district. Drone strikes by US-led forces in Afghanistan have surged in the recent weeks." (06/30/14)

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Pakistan: Regime begins ground offensive

June 30, 2014
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ABC News    

"Pakistan has launched a ground offensive against Taliban strongholds near the Afghan border after evacuating nearly half a million residents from the tribal region. The army said Monday it has begun a house-to-house search in Miran Shah, the main town in North Waziristan, which has long been a sanctuary for militant groups operating on both sides of the porous border. The military says 15 militants have been killed in the initial ground advance." (06/29/14)

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Egypt: Six killed in attacks

June 29, 2014
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Reuters    

"Two bombs exploded at a small telephone exchange on Cairo's outskirts on Saturday, killing an 18-year-old woman and her mother, security sources said, days after a string of small bomb explosions hit the Egyptian capital's metro network. Near Rafah in North Sinai, gunmen killed four Egyptian soldiers, state media and security sources said. The gunmen forced the soldiers, who were returning from a holiday and dressed in civilian clothing, out of their vehicle and shot them before escaping, the state news agency MENA reported." (06/29/14)

http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKBN0F30BI20140629  

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Afghanistan: Occupation troop killed

June 26, 2014
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PressTV [Iranian state media]    

"A service member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has been killed in an attack in southern Afghanistan, the Western military alliance has confirmed. NATO said in a statement on Thursday that the soldier died during an attack by 'enemy forces' in the south on Wednesday. The US-led military coalition provided no further details on the incident." (06/26/14)

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DPR: Ukrainian helicopter shot down

June 25, 2014
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CNN    

"Militants shot down a Ukrainian military helicopter late Tuesday afternoon in [the Donetsk People's Republic], five days after Ukraine's president declared a cease-fire in Kiev's fight against pro-Russian separatists, a Ukrainian [invasion] spokesman said.
All nine people who were aboard the Mi-8 helicopter near the city of Slovyansk are believed to have died, said Vladislav Seleznev, spokesman for Ukraine's [invasion] operation." [editor's note: Apparently it takes all sides to effectively "declare" a cease-fire - TLK] (06/24/14)

http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/24/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/  

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Afghanistan: Four killed in bombing, four wounded in airport attack

June 25, 2014
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ABC News    

"A bomb hidden in a push cart and detonated by remote control near a government building in northern Afghanistan killed four people on Wednesday while a rocket attack near the Kabul airport wounded four, officials said. The explosion, which struck early in the morning near the governor's building in Dawlat Abad district, also wounded 13 civilians, said Sayed Massoud Yaqoubi, the police spokesman in Faryab province. Meanwhile, Kabul police chief spokesman, Hashmat Stanikzai, said four people were wounded when two rockets struck near Kabul's international airport overnight." (06/25/14)

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Pakistan: Plane fired on during Peshawar landing

June 25, 2014
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BBC News [UK state media]    

"Gunmen have opened fire on a passenger plane arriving at Peshawar airport in Pakistan, police say. The Pakistan International Airlines flight PK756 had been carrying about 178 passengers from Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. One female passenger was killed and two crew members were injured." (06/25/14)

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28010175  

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Lebanon: One dead, 20 hurt in Beirut blast

June 24, 2014
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Albany Democrat-Herald    

"A suicide bombing in a southern Beirut neighborhood killed a security officer and wounded 20 people, officials said Tuesday. The overnight attack -- the second such bombing this week -- heightened fears that Lebanon was reverting to a cycle of violence after a few months of respite. The explosion occurred near a checkpoint and a cafe in the Shatila area of the Lebanese capital just after midnight Monday. The area is a stronghold of the Shiite militant Hezbollah group, which has been heavily involved in fighting alongside President Bashar Assad's army in neighboring Syria." (06/24/14)

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Afghanistan: Three killed in checkpoint attack

June 24, 2014
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Daijiworld [India]    

"At least three people were killed Tuesday when Taliban militants attacked a police checkpoint in Afghanistan's Herat province, an official said. 'The attack took place in Obe district bazaar at round 11.30 a. m. At least three militants were involved in the incident. They fired at the checkpoint with AK-47 guns,' the official told Xinhua. The victims included two policemen and a civilian." (06/24/14)

http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=243801  

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Pakistan: Regime airstrikes, ground troops kill 25

June 24, 2014
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Dawn [Pakistan]    

"At least 25 suspected militants were killed in air strikes and by ground troops of Pakistani armed forces in North Waziristan as the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), fleeing the cordoned area, crossed 430,000 on Monday." (06/23/14)

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Afghanistan: Seven regime troops killed in bomb attack

June 23, 2014
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BERNAMA [Malaysian state media]    

"Seven Afghan army troops were killed Monday in a roadside bomb attack in the country's southern province of Zabul, Xinhua news agency reported. The soldiers were killed after their vehicle set off a bomb planted by militants on a road in Shah Hassan Khel area, Shahjoy district in the morning." (06/23/14)

http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v7/wn/newsworld.php?id=1048585  

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Syria: Regime claims Hama province car bomb kills 34

June 20, 2014
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Reuters    

"A car bomb in Syria's western Hama province killed 34 and wounded more than 50, Syria's state news agency SANA said on Friday, blaming the attack on rebels fighting forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. It was not immediately clear if the attack was in any way related to the militant Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which is very active in Syria and has seized vast tracts of territory across the border in Iraq." (06/20/14)

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Pakistan: IED attack on police van kills two

June 20, 2014
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Dawn [Pakistan]    

"Two policemen were killed, and two others injured on Friday as a result of an improvised explosive device (IED) blast on a police van in Peshwar. The attack took place in Akazai area of Torghar district. Jutba police official told Dawn.com that the police van was on a routine patrol." (06/20/14)

http://www.dawn.com/news/1114037/ied-attack-on-police-van-kills-two  

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Iraq: Battle grips vital Baiji oil refinery

June 18, 2014
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BBC News [UK state media]    

"The Iraqi army says it has beaten off Islamist-led militants attacking the country's biggest oil refinery amid reports that most of it is in militant hands. An official told Reuters the militants had occupied 75% of the Baiji refinery, 210km (130 miles) north of Baghdad. The army said 40 attackers had been killed, a claim which could not be verified independently. Government forces have made new air strikes on militants elsewhere. Fighting is also reported in the western city of Ramadi." (06/18/14)

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-27897648  

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Pakistan: US drone terrorists murder six

June 18, 2014
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Dawn [Pakistan]    

"At least six suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike early Wednesday in the Miramshah tehsil of North Waziristan tribal region where a comprehensive military operation launched by the Pakistani army against foreign and local terrorists is also under way. Intelligence sources said six missiles fired by a drone hit a compound and a vehicle in Dargah Mandi village in Miramshah. The identities of those killed in the strikes have not yet been ascertained, sources said." (06/18/14)

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Boots on the ground

June 17, 2014
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Cagle Post
by Chip Bok  

Cartoon. (06/17/14)

http://www.cagle.com/2014/06/boots-on-the-ground/  

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