Tens of thousands flee Pakistan offensive
Afghan election in peril over Abdullah's fraud claims
Reported security incidents
#1: Four Taliban militants struck a NATO post in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday, destroying dozens of trucks and sparking a gun battle with police, Afghan officials said. The attack took place in the parking compound of a NATO base near the Torkham crossing on the Pakistani border, near the Khyber Pass and a main supply route for NATO-led forces in land-locked Afghanistan. He said 37 trucks containing fuel and other supplies were destroyed in explosions set off by the attackers.
#2: Four persons were killed and more than twenty injured when a vehicle carrying IDPs from North Waziristan Agency turned turtle while they were on their way to Bannu on Thursday, Geo News reported.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
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