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Reported security incidents
#1: An individual wearing Afghan army uniform shot and wounded five Nato soldiers in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the alliance says. The five, believed to be American, are receiving medical treatment. The extent of their injuries is not known. The attack took place at a Nato base in Wardak province, east of Kabul.
#2: At least one woman was killed and three others were injured, including a child, when their car detonated a hidden roadside bomb in southern Helmand province on Wednesday, local officials said. The incident took place in the Marjeh district of Helmand on Wednesday morning when the civilian car struck the improvised explosive device (IED) hidden in the road, provincial spokesman Daoud Ahmadi said.
#3: Up to 61 Taliban insurgents have been killed in military operations carried out by the Afghan forces and the NATO-led coalition troops within the past 24 hours, the country's Interior Ministry said on Wednesday morning. "Afghan police, army, intelligence agency and the Coalition Forces launched five joint cleanup operations in Baghlan, Jawzjan, Paktika, Kandahar and Farah provinces, killing 61 armed Taliban insurgents over the past 24 hours," the ministry said in a statement.
#4: According to Afghan security officials, several shops were burnt after an explosion took place at 11th district of capital Kabul on Tuesday afternoon. The incident took place near Masjid-e-Kainat in Esa-e-Sewom area. A spokesman for Kabul city security chief Hashmatullah Stanekzai confirming the report said a number of shops were burnt following the incident. In the meantime reports suggest the incident took place due a gas cylinder explosion however other reports say the incident took place in Shamshad Market near Parwan Hotel.
DoD: 1st Lt. Stephen C. Prasnicki
DoD: Sgt. James L. Skalberg Jr.
DoD: Staff Sgt. Robert A. Massarelli
DoD: Sgt. Michael J. Strachota
MoD: Warrant Officer Class 2 Leonard Thomas
MoD: Guardsman Craig Roderick
MoD: Guardsman Apete Tuisovurua
Au/MoD: Sergeant Blaine Flower Diddams