Reported security incidents
#1: Four border police personnel were injured in a roadside bombing in Nangarhar province on Thursday. An improvised explosive device ripped through a police van in Joe Hafta area of Jalalabad City, leaving on board border cops injured, the Nangarhar governor's spokesman Ahmad Zia Abdulzai told AIP.
#2: Two women were killed and three children wounded during an operation targeting Taliban in Shindand district of western Herat province last night, an elected representative said Thursday. Foreign forces conducted operation against Taliban in Kalchor area of Shindand district in which two women were killed and three children wounded, Toor Muhammad Zarifi, a member of provincial council from Shindand district, told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). He said two Taliban were also killed and several houses damaged during the clash, adding it was unclear whose fire caused civilian casualties.
#3: At least three Afghan citizens working for the NATO troops died following a non-combat incident on Thursday. NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) following a statement announced, “Three Afghan employees of an Afghan company contracted by the International Security Assistant Force died when the roof of the building they were in collapsed at Bagram Air Field, Bagram district, Parwan province, Afghanistan, today.”
DoD: Sgt. David J. Chambers
UK/MoD: Kingsman David Shaw
Friday, January 18, 2013
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