Top NATO general: Afghanistan Offensive a success

By
September 18, 2006 04:45

A top NATO general declared an offensive aimed at driving Taliban militants out of safe havens in southern Kandahar district a success, but suicide bombings and other violence continued against international forces in Afghanistan. Suicide bombers attacked Canadian and US troops in separate incidents Sunday, killing two civilians and wounding six soldiers, and militants in the south took control over a district in western Afghanistn after chasing away the police. Lt. Gen. David Richards, head of the 20,000 NATO-led force in Afghanistan, said on Sunday the insurgents had been forced to abandon their positions. He said the insurgents had "suffered significant casualties" and "had no choice but to leave."


Related Content

Scottish man teach pug how to make nazi salute
April 23, 2018
Scottish comedian fined £800 for teaching dog Nazi salute

By AMY SPIRO

Israel Weather
  • 14 - 25
    Beer Sheva
    14 - 22
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 13 - 21
    Jerusalem
    14 - 22
    Haifa
  • 19 - 31
    Elat
    15 - 28
    Tiberias