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Canadian tank destroyed, six dead in Boldak (Official English) – PDF at non-terrorist site
Monday, 01 February 2010 19:09 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
KANDAHR, Feb. 01 – At least 5 Canadian soldiers were killed on Monday in Kandahar while the Canadian soldiers were conducting a patrol in the Neemki village as a their tank was struck by a landmine leaving the tank on fire. “The dead were later evacuated by the helicopter but the struck tank was left behind which was burning till late evening hours of this day”, said the villages.
Bomb in Kandahar kills six soldiers
Monday, 01 February 2010 09:06 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
KANADAR, Feb. 01 – Some six soldiers on Sunday were killed while going over a bridge in the province’s Dand district when their vehicle encountered a landmine that went off under the vehicle leaving the it on fire. The bombing which occurred in the late evening hours of Sunday in the Neeku Kariz area of this district, reportedly, killed a commandeer as well.
Sangeen protest demonstration called off
Monday, 01 February 2010 05:33 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Feb. 01 – On later Sunday the protest demonstration staged by the civilians continuing throughout yesterday was called off which was concerning the release of the hostages and and the recovery of the dead bodies of the two civilians martyred by the U.S airstrikes the other day. The civilians ended the protest on the condition of the release of the hostages within a week, however, the people have recovered the dead bodies of martyrs and an old woman from the U.S troops through the district authorities of Sangeen district in the late evening hours of Sunday.
Americans martyr 6 civilians in Lashkar Gah
Monday, 01 February 2010 09:26 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Feb. 01 – The U.S troops during the house-to-house search on Monday morning martyred six civilians mercilessly as well as taking two elderly men as captives. “The martyred and the captured civilians had no links with the Mujahideen” said the locals who approached the provincial authorities, demanding the release of the captives.
13 Americans and Britons killed in Helmand, 2 tanks destroyed
Monday, 01 February 2010 05:46 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Feb. 01 – Two successive blasts killed about 5 Britons on Sunday evening while the British soldiers were returning to their outpost in Sangeen district of Helmand. Also Sunday, 2 NATO tanks were struck by landmine blasts, killing the British soldiers on board in Tughi area of Sangeen district. Likewise, at least 8 Americans and British were killed during an 8-hour long clash Sunday prompting following an attack by the Mujahideen near district bazaar in Tughi area of Sangeen district. , while two Mujahids,too, gave their lives for Allah Almighty and another wounded in the encounter.
Eight Americans killed in Helmand
Monday, 01 February 2010 16:43 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Feb. 01 – Mujhideen of the Islamic Emirate in a surprise attack killed 8 American soldiers on Sunday in Helmand’s Garmsir district. The report said the attack had been carried out when the U.S soldiers were on a foot patrol in Nari Drop area of this district in the early afternoon hours yesterday, adding the attack was followed by a heavy airstrikes from the U.S troops, however, the Mujahdeen sustained no casualties during the encounter and the bombardment.