Thursday, August 16, 2018

Afghanistan: Taliban kill 40 Afghan forces and overrun a northern army base

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A pre-dawn Taliban raid on a military base in northern Afghanistan has killed at least 40 security forces, the latest in a series of insurgent attacks across the country inflicting heavy casualties on government forces.

A security official in the province of Baghlan, where the attack occurred, told VOA on condition of anonymity that 31 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and nine policemen were among the dead.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

India: Exchange of fire between police and maoist rebels in Odisha

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There was a brief exchange of fire between the police and Maoists near Satkosia Tiger Reserve here in Odisha late last night. No causalities were reported.

The Maoists of SDS Division (Sambalpur, Deogarh and Sundergarh), according to sources, became more active in the Satkosia sanctuary after some of its key members were killed in police encounter.

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Afghanistan: Over 100 dead in Taliban attacks in the city of Ghazni

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More than 100 people were killed and 133 injured as hundreds of Taliban militants launched an attack in Afghanistan’s city of Ghazni since August 10. The clashes are still going on.

Of the deceased, at least 90 were either military or law enforcement personnel, while civilians accounted for 13 of the deaths, reported Sputnik.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Burma-Myanmar: Frequent clashes among Shan State Army-South (SSA-S) and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) plague Shan State residents

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Residents of Shan State’s Namtu Township have lamented the frequent fighting between the Shan State Army-South (SSA-S) and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).

The SSA-S, the armed wing of the Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS), clashed with the TNLA on Sunday in an area between Pan Kwak Village and Pan Saw Village in Namtu.

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

India: 9 militants and 1 civilian gunned down killed in clashes in Kashmir

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Five militants were today gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, while a civilian was killed and 10 others injured during clashes with law enforcement personnel after the gun battle, officials said.

Fresh exchange of firing between militants and security forces took place this morning at Kiloora in Shopian, where a militant was killed last night, they said.

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