Afghanistan's Security News Round up

Politics Materials 27 November 2008 15:29 (UTC +04:00)

Afghanistan, Kabul, 27 November / corr / Trend A. Hakimi/ A US-Led military stationed in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan, during a mopping up operation has left 11 Taliban insurgents dead in the southern province of Kandahar, according to local officials.

Some weapons and ammunitions recovered by Afghan National Army in Kandahar province on 27 November, the defense ministry announced.

Mullah Mohibullah, a local Taliban commander, was among six militants captured in Wednesday's operation, according to the district chief of Zarya in Kapisa province.

In another coalition operation, six Taliban militants were killed in Helmand province, according to military sources.

The operation was conducted on Wednesday by a joint US-Afghan force in the Nahri Sarraj district of the troubled southern province. No coalition casualties were reported.

Also on Wednesday, unknown men killed Balqis, 35, a prominent female refugees' representative, near Jalalabad. No one accept the responsibility of her shot dead.

Two other people were wounded in the attack on Shaikh Maseri Baba refugee camp. There have been no arrests, according to the Nangarhar governor's office.

In another incident, four men were found guilty of separate drug smuggling offences.

Between them, the men from Kabul, Helmand and Nangarhar were caught with 30KG of drugs. Each was sentenced to 16 years in jail and ordered to pay a $20,000 fine.

One police was killed and six injured by roadside blast in Ghazni province.

The bloodiest and tragic one is a car bomb explosion in Kabul that left 16 injures and 4 killed.