Tuesday, September 23, 2014   

Taliban set NATO vehicles ablaze on Afghan border
(06-19 16:16)

Taliban militants set NATO military vehicles ablaze in Afghanistan, with local officials saying 37 were affected, though the coalition confirmed only that ''several'' were damaged.
All three attackers died in a gunfight with Afghan police and soldiers at the Torkham border crossing with Pakistan, Nangarhar provincial spokesman Ahmad Zia Abdulzai said.
''After making it into the parking lot, they used magnetic bombs to destroy some 37 NATO vehicles and fuel trucks,'' he said.
''They were killed in an hour-long gun battle with security forces, who did not suffer any casualties.''--AFP
   
Other World breaking news:
Palestinian reconciliation talks begin in Egypt (09-22 19:14)
Britain's panda pregnancy fails: zoo (09-22 19:01)
Airstrikes not enough to beat Islamic State: Blair (09-22 18:50)
Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown found at least 200 infected, dead: govt (09-22 17:28)
Japan crying lawmaker sparks pay cuts (09-22 17:14)
Dutch 'Dark Blood' director George Sluizer dead at 82 (09-22 16:58)
Sierra Leone's three-day Ebola shutdown ends (09-22 16:42)
Spanish priest with Ebola flown back to Madrid (09-22 15:37)
Abe heads to US for UN General Assembly (09-22 11:43)
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft enters Mars orbit (09-22 11:18)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.