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Tag Archive | IED

FBI: ‘Saudi Student at South Plains College Purchased Bomb Components, Planned Targets”

Saudi Arabian citizen going to college in Texas charged in suspected bombing plot. The FBI has arrested Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a Saudi student, who was attending South Plains College, a small college near Lubbock, Texas, after an investigation by the FBI’s Dallas Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Lubbock Police Department. The FBI says […]

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Three Killed, 20 Injured Salarzai District in Northwest Pakistan

A roadside bomb killed two anti-Taliban tribal elders and a woman travelling on a bus Thursday in in Salarzai district in the tribal region of Bajaur in northwest Pakistan. At least 20 passengers were injured in the blast of the IED. Wikipedia: Salarzai | Bajaur | Pakistan SOURCE: AFP Three killed, 20 hurt in NW […]

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2 US Troops Killed by Roadside Bomb in Southern Afghanistan

NATO reported that two US service members have been killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan. Tuesday’s bomb attack mark the 18th death of Americans killed in Afghanistan this year. SOURCE: ynetnews.com 2 US troops killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

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Taliban Say They Killed 6 US Soldiers in Separate Bombing Attacks in Khost

Taliban Spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said militants planted a roadside bomb that claimed the lives of two US soldiers in a passing military convoy in the Gurbez district of Khost province on Sunday. Four other U.S. soldiers died when their vehicle went over an improvised explosive device (IED) in Khost’s provincial capital. The incident was also […]

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Sunday Mirror Reporter, US Marine, Afghan Soldier Killed by IED Bomb in Afghanistan

Rupert Hamer, The Sunday Mirror’s defence correspondent, has been killed in an explosion Saturday in Afghanistan. The Mirror’s photographer, Philip Coburn, was also seriously injured in the detonation of an IED near an US army vehicle in which they were travelling. Hamer, 39, and Coburn, 43, were embedded with the US Marine Corps when a […]

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Journalist Michelle Lang Among Five Canadians Killed in Kandahar, Afghanistan Bomb Attack

WED DEC 30 2009 — A Canadian journalist Michelle Lang and four soldier were killed by and IED detonation while traveling with a provincial reconstruction team. Calgary Reporter Michelle Lang

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