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Afghanistan: Nato soldiers killed in 'green-on-blue' attack  Two Romanian soldiers have been killed and a third was wounded when two attackers wearing the uniform of Afghan security forces opened fire on them Taliban fighters freed by jail trick  Prison officials have been tricked into releasing a dozen fighters. A letter was sent to the prison requesting the release of 28 prisoners Afghan fury over massacre 'leniency'  Residents of Afghan villages where a US soldier went on a rampage last year have reacted with anger that he has escaped the death penalty Afghan attacks soldier pleads guilty  US soldier Robert Bales has avoided the death penalty for murdering 16 Afghan civilians last year, after a military judge accepted his guilty plea Afghan attacks soldier to plead guilty  Staff Sgt Robert Bales accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians in two rampages last year will plead guilty to avoid the death penalty, his lawyers say 4 US troops killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan  The soldiers were in a vehicle on patrol in the Zhari district of the Kandahar province 5 US troops killed in southern Afghanistan  5 US troops were KIA today in Kandahar Province when their Stryker vehicle struck an IED, a roadside bomb Taliban claim bombing that killed American, Afghans  At least three people died when a suicide bomb exploded near airfield, hours after U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta had left the city Death sought in US soldier case  Sgt Robert Bales, A US soldier accused of killing 16 civilians - nine of them children - in southern Afghanistan in March, should face the death penalty 7 Americans killed in Afghan helicopter crash  7 American service members were among the 11 people killed. 3 members of the Afghan National Security Forces and an Afghan civilian also died Suicide attacks kill 21 in Afghanistan  A first bomber on a motorcycle detonated his explosives near a restaurant in a busy market. A second bomber blew up his explosives in the crowd U.S. pays $860K to families of Afghan shooting victims  The U.S. gave $860,000 to the families of people killed or wounded in a shooting rampage that is being blamed on U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales Afghans attacked at massacre site   Militants in Afghanistan have launched an attack on a government delegation visiting the site where a US soldier killed 16 civilians Obama condolences over massacre  US President Obama has phoned his Afghan counterpart Karzai to express condolences over the massacre of 16 villagers in Kandahar US soldier kills Afghan civilians


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  A US soldier in Afghanistan is reported to have killed a number of Afghan civilians after walking off his base in Kandahar province
2012 Mar.1   Gunmen kill NATO forces  A gunman in an Afghan National Army uniform and another man shot dead two Americans soldiers at a combat outpost

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2011 Dec.20   British PM visits troops in Afghanistan  Prime Minister David Cameron met with British troops in Afghanistan in a previously unannounced visit to Kandahar 2011 Nov.10   'Kill team' leader guilty of Afghan murders  A US military court has convicted Sgt Calvin Gibbs on three counts of premeditated murder as the leader of a rogue 'kill team' in Afghanistan 2011 Oct.31   U.N. workers killed in Afghan attack  Ten people were killed Monday in a suicide bombing outside a U.N. compound 2011 Oct.28   Sgt. on trial for alleged sport killings  Calvin Gibbs, 26, faces a military court martial on Friday for numerous charges, including the murder of three Afghan civilians 2011 Aug.27   Twin car bombings 'leave several dead'  At least four people have been killed and many others injured in two car bombings in neighbouring provinces 2011 Jul.27       Kandahar mayor killed in suicide attack
  The mayor of restive southern city was killed, the latest in a series of recent high-profile assassinations 2011 Jul.13   Governor targeted en route to funeral  Two blasts went off as the governor of Helmand province was headed to Kandahar to take part in the funeral for Karzai's half-brother 2011 Jul.12       Karzai's half-brother shot dead
  Ahmed Wali Karzai, the Kandahar provincial council chief, was killed during a gathering at the hands of a guard
2011 May.7       Taliban onslaught rocks Kandahar  Clashes are taking place in the city of Kandahar after Taliban militants launched a series of attacks, including at least six suicide bombings 2011 Apr.24     Hundreds escape from Afghan jail  More than 470 inmates at an Afghan jail have escaped through a tunnel hundreds of metres long, dug from the outside 2011 Jan.29       Kandahar deputy governor killed  Abdul Latif Ashna, the deputy governor of Afghanistan's southern province, has been killed in a suicide attack

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2010 Dec.23   'Iran arms smuggler' held by Nato  A member of the elite al-Quds force of Iran's Revolutionary Guard has been captured accused of arms smuggling 2010 Oct.15   US army trial for Afghan killings  A US soldier Cpl Jeremy Morlock charged with murdering Afghan civilians is to face a court martial 2010 Jun.9     39 dead in blast at Afghanistan wedding
  A bombing at a wedding ceremony Wednesday in Kandahar province killed 39 people and wounded 73 others 2010 May.31   U.S. Air strike kills senior Taliban leader  A precision air strike has killed one of the two most senior Taliban leaders in Kandahar province and several of his fighters 2010 May.22   Afghan insurgents hit Nato base  Insurgents have attacked Kandahar airfield, Nato's main military base in southern Afghanistan 2010 Apr.19   Deputy mayor of Kandahar assassinated  Azizullah Yarmal, 45, was assassinated as he took part in evening prayers, in the when at least one attacker shot him in the back of the head 2010 Mar.29   Offensive in Kandahar due in June  The Nato-led coalition in Afghanistan will launch a long-planned offensive in the southern city of Kandahar in June 2010 Mar.14   Taliban: Afghan blasts a message to U.S.  A series of deadly blasts in Kandahar province was a message to the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, according to a posting on a Web site 2010 Mar.13     Kandahar hit by suicide bombers, 30 dead  40 more wounded in 4 bombings. The attackers struck near a prison, a hotel, a mosque and at a city centre road junction

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2009 Sep.3   Afghan election fraud row mounts  A row over alleged fraud in the presidential election has intensified, after a tribe in the south made the most serious claim so far 2009 Aug.26   Red Cross worker among bomb victims  A Red Cross worker was among the 43 people killed in a massive car bombing 2009 Aug.25     At least 40 killed in Afghan explosion
  A massive car bomb explosion in the center of the city has killed at least 30 people. Dozens more were hurt as buildings collapsed in the attack 2009 Aug.22     Monitors: Taliban cut off fingers of voters  Monitors: Making good on a threat of election day violence, the Taliban sliced off the index fingers of at least two people 2009 Jul.19       Copter crash kills 16  The aircraft was a 'civilian contracted' helicopter, not a military one. It was not shot down

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2008 Nov.25     10 Taliban arrested in acid attack on girls  The militants confessed and said they were paid 100,000 Pakistani rupees ($1,265) to carry out the acts 2008 Nov.12   Two schoolgirls blinded in acid attack  2 men on a motorcycle used water pistols to spray acid on girls walking to school, blinding at least two of them 2008 Nov.5   Karzai appeals to Obama over deaths  The U.S. military was investigating claims a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan hit a wedding causing civilian deaths 2008 Oct.19       Taliban executed 30 of 50 people  Afghan officials claim that the Taliban has executed as many as 30 of 50 people captured on a bus in Kandahar Province 2008 Jun.13     Taliban jail raid frees hundreds Map of Kandahar Afghanistan
  About 340 Militants attacked a main prison in Kandahar province, blowing its entrance open and allowing a large number of inmates to escape
 Afghan security forces hunt for hundreds of prisoners who escaped from a jail after Taliban fighters blew up the main gate. A state of emergency has been declared in the city
2008 Feb.16     At least 80 people killed in blast
Map of Kandahar Afghanistan  A suspected bomb attack has killed dozens of people in Kandahar, as people were watching a dog-fighting competition 2008 Jan.29   NATO's Afghan mission 'in jeopardy'  Canadian forces will remain beyond Feb. 2009 only if another NATO nation sends an additional 1,000 combat troops to Kandahar province

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2007 Dec.31   23 Afghan police, soldiers killed  The policemen were manning a checkpoint in the Maywand district of Kandahar province as Taliban militants attacked and killed 16 officers 2007 Aug.28   Coalition forces kill 100 insurgents  The ongoing battle is in Kandahar province's northern Sha Wali Kot district 2007 Jul.4   Canadians killed in Afghan attack  The NATO's 6 soldiers killed in a roadside bombing in Kandahar province. They were all in the same vehicle 2007 May.17   Bomb blasts kill 10 in Kandahar  A remote control bomb targeting a police vehicle killed 4 officers. 15 minutes later, a blast hit police attending to the wreckage, killing another 6

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2006 Dec.5   'Suicide blast' kills six  A bomber blew himself up near the security company in front of a building in Kandahar 2006 Nov.9   NATO kills 28 Taliban suspects  NATO launched air strikes as clashes in the province of Kandahar, killed suspected militants 2006 Sep.25   Women's affairs chief dead  Gunmen riding motorcycles shot dead the head of a women's department in the province of Kandahar 2006 Sep.2       14 Britons die in NATO crash  The aircraft went off the radar and crashed in an open area in Kandahar 2006 Aug.3       22 dead in bomb attacks  A suicide car bomber struck a market in Kandahar, including Canadian soldier 2006 Jul.22   Suicide blasts kill seven  2 Canadian soldiers and at least 5 Afghan civilians have died in a double attack in the city of Kandahar 2006 Jul.7   Soldier cleared in Afghan's death  Military police say a Canadian soldier who killed a civilian at a Kandahar checkpoint acted lawfully 2006 Jun.24   US-led forces 'kill 65 Taleban'  Coalition and Afghan forces fought a 3-hour battle in Zharie district in Kandahar province 2006 Jun.15   Bus blast kills 10  A minibus carrying workers to an U.S. base blew up in Kandahar. The explosives planted on the vehicle 2006 May.21     '80 die' in air strike  Aircraft from the coalition have struck a village in an area of Kandahar province 2006 May.19   Top Taleban commander 'arrested'  Mullah Dadullah, has been captured have been detained by international troops in southern Kandahar province 2006 Apr.22   Bomb kills 4 Canada troops  A roadside bomb blasted north of Kandahar city as the Canadian forces were patrolling in an armored vehicle 2006 Feb.6   13 killed in Kandahar blast  At least 13 people have been killed in a powerful bomb explosion outside the headquarters of the provincial police 2006 Jan.15   Bomber targets Nato troops  A suicide bomber has attacked a convoy of Canadian soldiers in the city of Kandahar, killing one

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2005 Oct.9   Suicide attack hurts 4  The attacker rammed a car laden with explosives into a vehicle carrying Britons in Kandahar city 2005 Jun.12   US troops attacked  A suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives into the convoy west of Kandahar 2005 May.31   At least 10 dead in blast  An explosion inside a mosque in Kandahar killed at least 10 people during a funeral for a pro-government cleric

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2004 Jun.7   U.S. soldier killed by bomb  2 others wounded near city of Kandahar as U.S. troops battled Taliban along the rugged border with Pakistan 2004 Apr.25   Karzai 'grenade attempt foiled'  Police are holding a man suspected of attempting to assassinate President on a trip to the city of Kandahar 2004 Jan.6   Powerful bomb kills at least 10  A bicycle bomb exploded on a street in Kandahar, shattering cars and windows in the area

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2003 Mar.19   U.S. Troops Raid Villages  U.S. troops launched a terrorist-seeking raid. 'Valiant Strike' is taking place southeast of Kandahar

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2002 Sep.7   Taliban blamed in Karzai attack  Kandahar Governor Gul Agha Sherzai had learned the gunman, Abdur Rehman, was a well-known Taliban activist 2002 Sep.5       Karzai escapes assassin
  Kandahar governor wounded; gunman wore army uniform the new Afghan army. A bodyguard and shooter were killed
2002 Apr.15   4 US troops die in blast  Soldiers have been killed while blowing up unexploded rockets near the city of Kandahar 2002 Jan.28   6 al-Qaeda killed at hospital siege  Blasts rock Kandahar. US special forces and Afghan soldiers launched the assault

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2001 Dec.8   Factions discuss Kandahar leadership  Rival factions met in secret north of Kandahar to try to end a conflict over who would control the city   Assault continues on Tora Bora  Tribal leaders report Omar no longer in Kandahar. There were tensions over the political control of the city 2001 Dec.6     Kandahar fell
  The Taliban lost last major stronghold. Opposition forces entered the city. There are reports of looting
2001 Dec.5   3 US soldiers killed by B-52 bomb  Also 5 anti-Taleban fighters killed and 19 U.S. soldiers wounded when the smart bomb was dropped north of Kandahar 2001 Dec.2   Marines prepares for Kandahar  Marines and opposition were preparing for a final assault on the remaining Taliban stronghold with support of helicopters 2001 Nov.30   Marines dig in near Kandahar  A battalion-sized force dug in at a desert airstrip, awaiting orders   Airstrikes slam Kandahar  Threat of a ground offensive is looming. Taliban had arrested 3 or 4 people suspected of targeting sites 2001 Nov.29   U.S. keeps pressure on Kandahar  Warplanes pounded the city. Pashtun opposition leader denied that anti-Taliban forces were moving into Kandahar 2001 Nov.27   U.S. strikes leadership compound  Attack from the air strikes 2 Taliban facilities southeast of Kandahar 2001 Nov.25   Marines on ground near Kandahar  U.S. Marines touched down in helicopters south of Kandahar. The number should swell to between 1,200 and 1,500 2001 Nov.23   Alliance ready to push south  Northern Alliance's troops battle for Marjeh and Nadali, two towns just north of Kandahar 2001 Nov.21   Taliban vow to fight on in Kandahar  Taliban spokesman declared they will keep defend Islam and have no communication with bin Laden or al Qaeda 2001 Nov.17   Taleban vow to defend Kandahar  Taleban is dismissing reports that some of their fighters have been leaving Kandahar   Taliban still in control of Kandahar  Mullah Omar had shuffled the top administrative posts and is holding talks with the Norzai tribe to divide rule 2001 Nov.16   Taliban evacuate Kandahar  Mullah Omar, has agreed to leave Kandahar within 24 hours after a week of battlefield setbacks 2001 Nov.14     Jalalabad seized  Taliban still control some Kandahar neighborhoods 2001 Nov.8   Heavy bombing on Kandahar  Continuous sound of explosions as warplanes made pass after pass. A gunfight was in progress in Mazar-e Sharif 2001 Oct.31   Attacks rattle Kandahar  A large explosions were heard and flashes could be seen as C-130 transport aircraft flying low 2001 Oct.30   Allies pound Kandahar  Aircraft also pounded Taleban north of Kabul. A 'modest number' of allied ground troops are inside Afghanistan 2001 Oct.29   U.S. jets struck Kandahar  U.S., Britain dispute campaign critics. Warplanes struck Taliban positions facing the Northern Alliance 2001 Oct.19   Afghans flee bombed Kandahar  3,500 Afghans poured into the border town of Chaman with no food and no belongings 2001 Oct.9   Kandahar, Jalalabad, Herat attacked  US forces destroyed or damaged 85% of first set of targets. First civilian deaths were confirmed