Czech PRT ends Afghanistan mission
Reported security incidents
#1: A detained Taliban fighter snatched a gun, opened fire and killed two policemen in Takhar province 250 km north of Kabul on Friday, police said. “Police arrested a Taliban rebel on Thursday and kept him in a temporary lockup but the arrested insurgent snatched a gun from police, opened fire and killed two policemen on the spot Friday afternoon,” police spokesman in the province Abdul Khalil Asir told Xinhua. He said that the man was injured in return fire by police and re-arrested.
#2: A suicide bomber killed 19 mostly Sunni Muslims and wounded 45 on Friday in a crowded market outside a mosque in Pakistan's restive northwestern town of Hangu, police and officials said. Hangu, part of Pakistan's border region with Afghanistan, has been racked by sectarian violence between Sunni and Shi'ite tribes.
Friday, February 1, 2013
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