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Roadside Bomb Kills 18 Afghan Civilians

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 12.27.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bomb killed 18 civilians Sunday, mostly women and children, after it struck a small ...

Official: 5 Kids Killed While Playing With Roadside Bomb

AP | Posted 09.18.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A bomb in eastern Afghanistan killed five children and a woman after it went off as they were playing with it inside a Tali...

Afghan Soldier Opens Fire On NATO Troops

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and DAVID RISING | Posted 09.08.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb struck a motorcycle-drawn cart carrying women and children between two villages Tuesday in western Afghanis...

Roadside Bomb Kills 6 Children In Afghanistan

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 09.03.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Roadside bombs killed four young girls and two schoolboys in Afghanistan on Thursday while a police inspector was gunned do...

Roadside Bomb Kills 3 NATO Soldiers In Afghanistan

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 06.30.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Roadside bomb attacks in Afghanistan killed three NATO service members and nine Afghans on Tuesday, officials said, clear e...

Karzai Welcomes UK Withdrawal

AP | DENIS GRAY | Posted 02.19.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan president on Thursday welcomed the withdrawal of nearly half of the British troops stationed in Afghanistan next...

Amanda Terkel

U.S. Troops In Afghanistan At Greater Risk Of IED Attacks Due To Contractor Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. troops in Afghanistan are facing a greater threat from roadside bombs due to shoddy and incomplete work on a major highway by contr...

David Wood

U.S. Military Unable to Defeat Afghan IEDS, Insider Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 10.03.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- In more than a decade of war in Afghanistan, the United States military has failed to defeat the insurgents' main weapon -- the IED, or ...

Roadside Bomb Kills 6 In Southern Afghanistan

AP | Posted 09.06.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials say a roadside bomb has killed six civilians in southern Afghanistan, while a rocket attack in the west ki...

Roadside Bomb Kills 3 Afghan Police Officers

AP | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Afghan officials say three police officers have been killed in a roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan. Uruzgan provincia...

Massive Roadside Bomb Kills At Least 8 Civilians

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.14.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan authorities say a roadside bomb killed eight civilians in southern Afghanistan when it struck their vehicle. The ...

Bomb Hidden In Trash Heap Kills 6 Children

AP | By SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Explosives hidden in a trash heap killed six children in southern Afghanistan Friday, police said, and five NATO troops were kil...

Roadside Bomb Near Playground Kills 4 Children

AP | Posted 01.18.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A roadside bomb exploded near a playground Friday, killing four children and wounding six in eastern Afghanistan on Friday. ...

Army Ranger Who Made Historic Rescue Killed During 14th Deployment

Posted 12.27.2011 | Impact

By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO — A soldier who was killed in a bomb explosion last week in Afghanistan was on his 14th combat deploy...

Roadside Bomb Kills 11 Children

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 11.27.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A station wagon packed with Afghan civilians struck a roadside bomb in western Afghanistan, triggering an explosion that ki...

Suicide Bombers Attack British Compound In Afghanistan

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 10.18.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Two suicide bombers attacked a British compound in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing at least three people, police said...

Roadside Bombs Kill At Least 11, Including 2 NATO Troops

AP | HEIDI VOGT and ROBERT KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — At first, NATO blamed a Taliban bomb for the death of a captive British aid worker during an American rescue attempt in eas...

18 Service Members Killed In Afghanistan Since Saturday

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Six more American troops were killed in action in Afghanistan, ending August with a spike in bloodshed that has claimed the...