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Taliban attacks US supplier convoy in south Afghanistan
www.chinaview.cn 2005-06-02 05:17:01

    KABUL, June 1 (Xinhuanet) -- Taliban militants attacked and set fire on a convoy of supplier vehicles Wednesday between Afghan southern province of Kandahar and Uruzgan, a local official said.

    "The supplier convoy for Coalition forces was attacked by Taliban on the way between Kandahar and Uruzgan. Taliban set fire on one fuel tank and one small vehicle, and one driver was injured," Mohammad Ayob Salangi, police chief of Kandahar told Xinhua.

    Taliban claimed the responsibility for this attack and said they set fire on four fuel tanks and arrested two Afghan persons from the convoy.

    In another accident targeting the United States happened in Afghan eastern province of Khost, three US soldiers were injured in a bomb explosion. "Three American soldiers injured as they patrolling in the car in Khost when suddenly met the blowup," Coalition spokesperson Cindy Moor said.

    The unstopped military attacks and suicide bombs since Monday have killed more than 30 persons including Afghan officials, civilians and Taliban insurgents.

    A suicide bomb explosion in a mosque killed 19 including a police chief and injured 52 in Afghan southern province of Kandahar Wednesday morning.

    A remote-controlled bomb carried by a bicycle exploded and killed two persons, injured five in Afghan south province of Helmand on Wednesday.

    Another similar controlled roadside bomb explosion injured at least eight persons in Afghan capital Kabul Monday morning. Enditem

    

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