The next report compiles all important safety incidents confirmed by New York Occasions reporters all through Afghanistan from the previous seven days. It’s essentially incomplete as many native officers refuse to substantiate casualty info. The report contains authorities claims of rebel casualty figures, however generally these can’t be independently verified by The Occasions. Equally, the stories don’t embody Taliban claims for his or her assaults on the federal government until they are often verified. Each side routinely inflate casualty totals for his or her opponents.
At the very least 52 pro-government forces and 14 civilians had been killed in Afghanistan through the previous week. The casualties of pro-government forces and civilians decreased, probably due to the chilly climate and heavy snowfall in some components of the nation. The deadliest assault came about in Kandahar Province, near the Pakistani border, the place the Taliban attacked a navy base of border forces and worn out your entire unit. The Taliban detonated a Humvee full of explosives in entrance of the compound entrance, then a bunch of insurgents entered, killing all those that survived the preliminary explosion.
[Read the Afghan War Casualty Report from previous weeks.]
Feb. 19 Faryab Province: two pro-government militia members killed
The Taliban attacked a safety outpost within the Ghojur Abad village of Andkhoy District, killing two pro-government militia members in a single hour of combating.
Feb. 19 Nangarhar Province: eight pro-government militia members killed
At the very least eight pro-government militia members had been killed in clashes between the Taliban and the militias within the Lacha Por space of Batekot District. Native authorities claimed that the Taliban additionally suffered heavy casualties within the combating.
Feb. 19 Laghman Province: six civilians killed
A civilian automobile hit a roadside bomb within the Sorkhakan space of Qarghayo District, killing six civilians who had been touring within the automobile.
Feb. 16 Ghazni Province: one civilian killed
One civilian was killed and three others had been wounded in a roadside explosion in Ghazni Metropolis, the provincial capital. The bomb was positioned by insurgents to focus on safety forces.
Feb. 16 Faryab Province: two pro-government militia members killed
The Taliban attacked the middle of Gorziwan District from 4 sides, however they had been pushed again by safety forces. Two pro-government militia members had been killed and two others had been wounded in three hours of combating. Native authorities claimed that two Taliban members had been killed and 4 others had been wounded within the clashes.
Feb. 16 Balkh Province: seven cops killed
The Taliban attacked a safety outpost that was offering safety for the gasoline pipeline within the Sar Asiab village of Chimtal District. Seven cops, together with their commander, had been killed. Three cops had been additionally wounded within the combating, which continued for 2 hours. The insurgents left the world after reinforcements arrived.
Feb. 16 Badakhshan Province: one civilian killed
The Taliban shot and killed one civilian who was working with the federal government within the Chapchi village of Baharak District.
Feb. 16 Kandahar Province: three civilians killed
A rickshaw hit a roadside bomb positioned by the Taliban within the Mandihisar space of Daman District, killing two males and a toddler.
Feb. 16 Faryab Province: one civilian killed
A rocket fired by the Taliban hit a home in Dawlat Abad District, killing a girl and wounding 4 different civilians.
Feb. 16 Faryab Province: one civilian killed
A 14-year-old shepherd was killed after stepping on a roadside bomb positioned by insurgents in Dawlat Abad District.
Feb. 15 Kunduz Province: one civilian killed
The Taliban attacked Mohammad Rahim Kohdamani, the commander of the Afghan Nationwide Civil Order Police (ANCOP) Eighth Regiment, whereas he was picnicking together with his household within the Dasht-e-Abdan space of Kunduz Metropolis, the provincial capital. Throughout the assault, Kohdamani’s grownup son was shot and killed by insurgents.
Feb. 15 Kandahar Province: 32 troopers killed
The Taliban attacked a navy base of border forces within the Chahan Sorkh space of Spin Boldak District, wiping out your entire unit of 32 troopers. The Taliban detonated a Humvee full of explosives in entrance of the compound entrance. A gaggle of insurgents then entered the bottom, killing all those that survived the preliminary explosion.
[‘No One Survived.’ A Taliban Attack Kills 32 at Remote Afghan Post.]
Feb. 15 Takhar Province: one commando killed
One commando was killed in a navy operation in Dasht-e-Qala District throughout clashes with the Taliban.
Reporting was contributed by the next New York Occasions reporters: Fatima Faizi from Kabul, Najim Rahim from Mazar-e-Sharif, Mohammad Saber from Herat, Taimoor Shah from Kandahar and Zabihullah Ghazi from Jalalabad.