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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Four girls killed in bomb attack at Afghan wedding

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Kandahar

    ... Children aged between seven and 12 died after detonation of improvised explosive device (IED) A bomb attack killed four girls attending an Afghan wedding, officials said on Thursday, ... as they collected water from a river during celebrations in the southern province of Helmand. “The children were at the wedding party and this morning they went to collect water when the IED exploded ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan bomb kills 15 wedding guests

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 08:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul A huge roadside bomb ripped through a minibus carrying guests to a wedding party in Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 18 others, ... including the area around Dawlat Abad, have seen an increase in Taliban activity in recent years despite the presence of more than 100,000 Nato troops in the country. Afghan weddings are often ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Top female Afghan police officer shot dead

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 07:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Kandahar

    ... a wedding, with officials blaming the blast on Taliban rebels targeting government employees at the event. The children, aged between seven and 12, died when an improvised explosive device (IED) ...

  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban kill 44 in attack on Afghanistan courthouse

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 09:10pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... insurgents killed 17 civilians – mostly women and children – on their way to a wedding party in the province. ...

  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide bomber kills 41 in Afghan mosque

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 03:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... to a wedding party in the northern province of Balkh, near Faryab, killing 19 people and wounding 16 others. The United Nations says 1,145 civilians were killed in the war in the first six months ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan president to ban requests for foreign air strikes

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 11:33am by Associated Press in Kabul

    ... in June that it would limit air strikes to a self-defence weapon of last resort for troops. That followed a bombardment that killed 18 civilians celebrating a wedding in Logar province, which drew ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide attack in Kabul leaves 12 dead

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 01:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... on the eight-lane highway in front of a wedding hall, which would have been deserted at the time. Witnesses said there was smoke spewing into the sky and a heavy police deployment at the scene ...



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