NATO is reporting the deaths of Three ISAF soldiers from
small arms fire/gun shot wounds from an ANA soldier in an undisclosed location
in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, August 29th. News reports that an ANA
soldier shot dead Three Australian soldiers inside a patrol base near Tarin
Kowt in, Uruzgan province. Two additional soldiers were wounded in the
Australia mourns for 5 soldiers killed in Afghanistan, country's deadliest hours since Vietnam
Reported security incidents
#1: At least 12 villagers have been killed in an airstrike carried out by US-led foreign forces in Afghanistan’s Ghor Province, Press TV reports. Eight people were also wounded in the attack on Wednesday. The US-led NATO confirmed the attack, but it claimed the airstrike targeted militants.
#2: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a Shia Muslim judge along with his driver and police bodyguard on Saryab Road, Thursday, in a suspected sectarian attack, police said. The incident took place in Quetta, the capital of the oil and gas rich province of Baluchistan, as Zulfiqar Naqvi was travelling to his office. “Gunmen were waiting for him at a railway crossing, the moment the car slowed down, the assailants sprayed bullets and fled,” senior police officer Wazir Khan Nasir told AFP.
#3: An attack on Spanish troops outside the northwestern Afghan town of Ludina left one paratrooper wounded, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The legionnaire paratrooper, identified as J.F.F., suffered wounds in both legs and was initially treated at the Spanish base hospital in Qala i Naw, although his life is not in danger, the ministry said.
#4: According to local authorities in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, unknown gunmen assassinated provincial council chief in this province. The incident took place on Wednesday evening after unknown gunmen opened fire on Ghazni provincial chief in Nawabad area.