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Bomb blast kills NATO service member in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed Monday when a roadside bomb exploded in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. It raises the number of foreign troops killed [...]

Gunman wearing Afghan army uniform kills NATO service member

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed Tuesday when a gunman wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire at foreign troops in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said, [...]

NATO airstrike kills Taliban fighters attacking Afghan forces

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four insurgents were killed in a coalition airstrike in southern Afghanistan on Friday after they attempted to ambush Afghan security forces, local officials said on Saturday, more than a week after another [...]

Coalition airstrike kills 7 Taliban fighters in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven suspected Taliban insurgents were killed Tuesday when coalition forces carried out an airstrike in southern Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday. A number of explosives and weapons were [...]

Suspected Taliban militants behead 2 children in southern Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected Taliban insurgents beheaded two young children on Sunday after accusing them of being spies for taking food from Afghan security forces, provincial officials said on Monday, although the group claimed [...]

Truck bombing kills 7 Georgian soldiers in Afghanistan

NAWZAD, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Seven Georgian troops were killed Thursday and nine others were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden truck outside a military base in southern Afghanistan, military officials said on Friday. [...]

U.S. soldier to plea guilty of massacring 16 Afghan villagers to avoid execution

TACOMA, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- A United States soldier is expected to plea guilty in a southern Afghanistan massacre to avoid the death penalty, prosecutors said. U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, 39, in order to avoid execution, has [...]

Twin bomb blasts in southern Afghanistan kill ast least 9

KANDAHAR CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Twin bomb explosions killed at least nine people and injured dozens more in southern Afghanistan, local authorities said Friday. The bomb blasts took place in the Aino Mena area of Kandahar City, located [...]

4th U.S. service member dies after Afghanistan attack

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Another U.S. service member has died after being injured in a roadside bomb attack in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, raising the death toll from the bombing to four, the coalition said on Wednesday. It raises [...]

Roadside bomb kills 10 civilians in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten people were killed after a roadside bomb attack in southern Afghanistan, local authorities said Monday. The attack took place in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar at around 12 p.m. local [...]