Reported security incidents
#1: A volunteer of Peace Committee, an anti-Taliban militia, was killed and four others injured during a clash with militants here in Bara on Monday. According to security sources, the skirmish, took place in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency during which a peace committee member was killed while four others injured. The injured were shifted to Landi Kotal hospital
#2: Meanwhile unidentified miscreants blew up a NATO truck, carrying goods and food items to Afghanistan on Jamrud bypass but no causality or injury was reported. Officials said that militants had planted an explosive device along Jamrud bypass road to target the NATO convoy, adding that two trucks were targeted in the same area in just an hour.
#3: Up to 18 Taliban militant have been killed in one-day military operations in different Afghan provinces, the country's Interior Ministry said Monday. "Afghan National Police (ANP) supported by the army and the NATO-led coalition forces launched four cleanup operations in Kabul, Nangarhar, Paktika and Helmand provinces, killing 18 armed Taliban insurgents and detaining four others within the past 24 hours," the ministry said in a statement providing daily operational updates.
#4: Separately, four militant, who were emplacing Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) along a main road in Sayed Abad district, eastern Wardak province, were killed when their IEDs went off prematurely on Sunday, according to the statement.
#5: In another development, five militant were killed when they launched an attack against border police checkpoints in Lal Poor district in eastern Nangarhar province, bordering Pakistan overnight, a police spokesman in the region, Idris Momand, told Xinhua on Monday, adding no policeman was injured in the attack.
#6: A suicide car bomber targeting an Afghan police station in the southern city of Lashkar Gah killed at least two intelligence agents and wounded seven other people on Monday, police said. Three intelligence agents were among those hurt as the bomb detonated at the gate of the police station, while the rest were civilians, police spokesman Farid Ahmad Farhang told AFP.
#7: According to local authorities in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, at least 36 artillery shells landed in Dangam and Sarkano districts from Pakistan on Sunday night. Provincial governor spokesman Wasifullah Wasifi confirming the report said the shelling did not cause any casualties to the local residents.
DoD: Warrant Officer Joseph L. Schiro
DoD: Staff Sgt. Justin C. Marquez
Monday, October 8, 2012
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