NATO soldier, 3 Afghan civilians killed in Taliban attack


One NATO soldier and three civilians were killed and four injured in the suicide attack that targeted a NATO convoy in Afghanistan in different days, Basir Mujahid, police spokesman in Kabul province, said on Friday.

The NATO mission Resolute Support, RS, had already confirmed the death of a soldier in the Kabul attack late Thursday, without giving further information on the nationality of the victim.

It said that another five soldiers and an interpreter were injured; adding that they were in stable condition and being treated at nearby Bagram Airfield, the largest U.S. base in the country.

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Taliban cut off man’s hand, foot for stealing

Taliban Militants

Taliban militants punished a man accused of stealing by hacking off one foot and one hand, an official in the western Afghan province of Herat said Tuesday.

“Locals were invited to watch,” said Ghulam Farhad, a spokesman for the provincial government.

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