Afghan Military Faces Surge in Roadside Bombs It had been planted not just to kill ... or improvised explosive devices. "Fighting them face-to-face is not a problem for us; our weakness is mines, we have some weakness countering mines," Jan said. After 12 years of war, roadside bombs are the No ... 10/3/2013 - 7:22 am | View Link
Bombs kill 11 Afghan children, two NATO soldiers, six others The Afghan army and police are fighting the insurgency this year with little or no help from international forces that have been in Afghanistan since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion to ... from suicide bombings to improvised bombs that are often accidentally ... 06/3/2013 - 10:31 am | View Link
Afghan Taliban kill 4 police in checkpoint attacks The U.S.-led military coalition ends its mission next year ... 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. The Taliban have littered many of the country's roads with improvised bombs that often kill civilians instead of security forces. An explosion from ... 06/2/2013 - 3:44 am | View Link
Afghan improvised bombs kill fewer U.S.-led troops WASHINGTON – U.S.-led troop deaths from makeshift bombs in Afghanistan are dropping sharply even though the number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by insurgents are near record levels, Pentagon data show. Now, less than half of troop ... 06/26/2012 - 7:16 pm | View Link
Suicide bomber plot by Afghan soldiers to kill government workers in Defense Ministry foiled: report The plot targeted one of the most secure sections of the capital city of Kabul, close to both the headquarters of the U.S.-led NATO coalition and the ... So far in 2012, only hidden IEDs — improvised bombs — have killed more coalition soldiers than ... 03/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Improvised explosive device The term Improvised Explosive Device comes from the British Army in the 1970s, after the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) used bombs made from agricultural ... 04/25/2014 - 12:51 am | View Website
iCasualties | Operation Enduring Freedom | Afghanistan Although the Obama administration is still considering how many U.S. troops to leave in Afghanistan after 2014, there are reports that the residual force could fall ... 04/24/2014 - 11:18 pm | View Website
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Civilian casualties in the War in Afghanistan (2001 ... The War in Afghanistan (2001–present) has resulted in between 18,000 and 20,000 Afghan civilians being killed. The war, launched by the United States as "Operation ... 04/24/2014 - 5:20 pm | View Website
25 Tons of Bombs Wipe Afghan Town Off Map [Updated ... An American-led military unit pulverized an Afghan village in Kandahar’s Arghandab River Valley in October, after it became overrun with Taliban insurgents. 04/24/2014 - 3:11 pm | View Website
The state has filed assault charges against a man shot by police in the Bennington Police Department lobby after he refused to drop a knife.
A dispatcher saw Filo had a knife and was making stabbing motions at the friend.
The Bennington Banner reports (http://bit.ly/1l8JOr7 ) that the county attorney has filed two felony counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against Filo.
The U. S Fish and Wildlife Service is getting the money to help maintain and restore the pine barrens, a mix of small trees, grassy areas and sandy soil, much of which has vanished nationwide to development.
A prescribed burn with the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department has been scheduled for Friday at the pine barrens to help restore the habitat.
With black bear sightings becoming more common throughout North Carolina, wildlife officials want people to be wary to reduce the possibility of a conflict.
In spring, juvenile bears roam beyond their previous home range, while adult bears can roam extensively to find food and mates.
More than 2,200 people who would normally not have access to a dentist are expected to receive free dental work over the next two days a clinic being set up inside Hartford's XL Center.
Bruce Tandy with the Connecticut Mission of Mercy says there are thousands of people in Connecticut who don't qualify for Medicaid, but still can't afford dental services.
Tens of thousands of Asian carp are believed to have died in a 24-hour period in the Cumberland River below Lake Barkley, and state officials are investigating.
Fish and Wildlife's western fisheries district biologist, Paul Rister, says Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley don't appear to be affected by the die-off discovered Wednesday.