[ToloNews] At least 17 others including women and kiddies were maimed in the roadside kaboom blast, health officials said.
At least 34 people, including women and kiddies, were killed in a roadside kaboom blast in Herat ...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns... -Kandahar Highway early on Wednesday morning, local officials said.
The incident happened in Shawiz area when a bus carrying dozens of passengers was travelling to Farah province from the western province of Herat, an official of Herat hospital, Mohammad Ibrahim Mohammadi, said.
At least 17 others, including women and kiddies, were maimed in incident, he said.
Security officials have not commented on the incident.
[KhaamaPress] The Taliban ...the Pashtun equivalent of men... group issued contradictory statements regarding a deadly roadside kaboom explosion that killed 34 civilians including women and kiddies on Kandahar-Herat ...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns... highway.
Taliban front man, Zabiullah Mujahid issued a statement earlier this evening stating that a civilian bus faced an incident in Aab Khormai area of Farah on Kandahar-Herat Highway which ’martyred 34 civilians and maimed some others’.
However, a good lie finds more believers than a bad truth... the group issued another statement two hours later stating that "Convoy travelling from #Herat was engaged with IEDs today in Aab Khorma area of Farah Rod #Farah resulting in 2 APCs destroyed & over 15 button men KIA/WIA. This convoy was trying to reinforce another convoy besieged for past couple of days in the district center."
The passenger bus was travelling to Farah province from Herat when it struck an Improvised Explosive Device.
[KhaamaPress] The security forces killed two key Taliban ...mindless ferocity in a turban... leaders Mullah Khal Mohammad and Mullah Esmatullah and dozens of his fighters during the operations in Faryab province.
The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the security forces conducted the operations as part of Shaheen-103 operations led by Special Forces.
The statement further added that the security forces targeted the snuffies in Gurziwan district and Kata Qala of Pashtun Kot district.
Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen corps said the security forces killed the two Taliban leaders and their 33 fighters during the operations and maimed 46 others.
The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that the security forces conducted the operations with support of Air Forces.
Meanwhile, ...back at the laboratory, Igor and Oleg were discussing what the quickest way might be to deal with the monster... the 209th Shaheen Corps said the security forces destroyed a strategic base of the group, a Humvee armored personnel carrier which was captured by Taliban and another vehicle.
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan cops arrested three individuals including two Paks for plotting a suicide kaboom in Kunar province ... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country..... The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security ...the Afghan national intel agency... (NDS) in a statement said the NDS Special Forces arrested the three individuals during a raid in Asadabad city.
The statement further added that Ahmad son of Ayoub Khan who is originally a resident of Dir district was planning to facilitate a suicide attack with his Afghan counter-part Sadam son of Habib.
Furthermore, the National Directorate of Security said the duo was accompanying Delwar son of Abdullah, originally a resident of Bajaur Agency, aka Turban Central ...Smallest of the agencies in FATA. The Agency administration is located in Khar. Bajaur is inhabited almost exclusively by Tarkani Pashtuns, which are divided into multiple bickering subtribes. Its 52 km border border with Afghanistan's Kunar Province makes it of strategic importance to Pakistain's strategic depth... , who was looking to carry out the suicide attack against a security official.
The National Directorate of Security also added that the security forces also confiscated a suicide kaboom vest a pistol from the detained individuals.
Meanwhile, ...back at the bunker, his Excellency called the chief of staff and complained that the artillery was keeping him awake... the National Directorate of Security said Qazi, one of the leaders of Taliban ...mindless ferocity in a turban... group had appointed the group to facilitate and conduct the suicide attack.
[KhaamaPress] An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off inside a vehicle which was carrying a group of Talibs in eastern Kunar province ... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country..... The 201st Silab Corps in a statement said the incident took place in the vicinity of Chapa Dara district of Kunar.
The statement further added that the Death Eaters were travelling in a vehicle and were transporting an IED when it went it off prematurely.
Furthermore, the 201st Silab Corps said the earth-shattering kaboom killed a Taliban ...mindless ferocity in a turban... hard boy and maimed 4 others.
You know what ? They don't have proper union representation. Consider these 2 motherf↺ckers.
The 'martyr pensions' paid to survivors of jihadis in high profile suicide attacks will be denied in this case. They should be able to write to their congressman into legislating up a fatwa or two in their favor at the jirga . Or lawyers to demand damages incurred. Labor rights. Hell, Ossamacare !
That's one 'democratic' solution I see forthcoming for Af.
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan and U.S. forces conducted separate Arclight airstrike ...KABOOM!... s in south-eastern Ghazni province killing or wounding dozens of Talibs.
The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the Afghan Air Force conducted airstrikes in Sadozai and Aab Band district highway.
The statement further added that the airstrikes killed 18 Talibs and maimed 5 others.
Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the airstrikes also destroyed a Dshk heavy machine and 5 cycle of violences of the bad boys.
Meanwhile, ...back at the shootout, Butch cautiously raised his hat over the edge of the horse trough on the end of a stick...... the U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in Bala and Payeen areas of Khogyani district, killing at least 4 gunnies and wounding 9 others.
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi security forces bombarded on Wednesday three terrorist hotbeds of the Islamic State ...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems.... holy warrior group in Diyala province, a security source said.
Speaking to the privately-owned Baghdad Today news website, the source said that the mortar attack came after monitoring suspicious activities by Islamic State bully boyz in al-Mutaibeeja, located on the border between Diyala and Salahuddin provinces.
The source warned that IS cells remain active in some parts of the province, urging an immediate action to eliminate remaining IS bully boyz as soon as possible.
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[IsraelTimes] Hamas, a contraction of the Arabic words for "frothing at the mouth", operative opens fire after crossing border into Israel, army says; soldiers taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries; tank hits Hamas post.
Three Israeli soldiers were maimed by Paleostinian gunfire near the Gazoo ...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response... border early Thursday, sparking the heaviest cross-border fighting in weeks.
An officer and two soldiers were hit by fire by a Paleostinian gunman who crossed the border into Israel, according to the Israeli military.
The gunman was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers, the army said.
The IDF also hit a Hamas post in the area with tank fire, the military said.
The attacker was armed with a rifle and grenades and wearing a Hamas uniform, according to the IDF. However, facts are stubborn; statistics are more pliable... an army spokesperson said the military believes the attacker was acting alone and not on orders from above.
There was no immediate comment from Hamas.
The Israeli soldiers were taken to Soroka hospital in Beersheba with non life-threatening injuries. The officer was listed in moderate condition, and the two soldiers were lightly injured.
The army said the incident began after troops were deployed to investigate the suspected gunman as he neared the Gaza border fence.
Paleostinians had earlier reported heavy fighting near Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.
Video purportedly from the scene published by Paleostinian news outlets showed flares fired into the sky, apparently by Israeli troops, to light the battlefield. Local residents also reported hearing heavy gunfire.
There were also reports of Israeli aircraft in the area.
The army said it closed roads near the border and deployed extra troops to communities near the border during the firefight.
Identified as Hani Abu Salah, a Hamas border patrol member, he was the brother of Fadi Abu Salah, a disabled Palestinian who was killed by the IDF in May 2018 during one of the weekly protests along the border.
[DAWN] Iran ...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate JewsZionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol... has arrested a Europe ...the land mass occupying the space between the English Channel and the Urals, also known as Moslem Lebensraum... an accused of swindling at least $1 billion out of an investor in the aftermath of a nuclear deal that saw sanctions lifted, state media reported on Wednesday.
"Police managed to discover a fraud case and arrest a European national who scammed 120 billion rials" since 2015 through claiming to invest in agriculture, said the force's front man Brigadier General Ahmad Noorian.
Currently 120 billion Iranian rials amounts to around $1 billion, or nearly 900 million euros, under the unofficial exchange rate in the Iranian capital.
The accused had come under suspicion when authorities discovered forged documents, the front man was quoted as saying in a report by the website of the Iranian state television ... and if you can't believe state television who can you believe?
The European national was then identified as a butcher by profession who had no capital and was "linked to an international conman wanted by Interpol".
The state news agency, IRNA, said the accused had been arrested in the city of Birjand, South Khorasan, and had an accomplice who was also European.
They had presented themselves as investors in the wake of the deal ‐ known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) ‐ that gave Iran relief from sanctions in return for curbs on its nuclear programme.
"The investigation indicated that after the JCPOA, two European nationals introduced themselves to Iran's embassy" in a Gulf Arab country, said South Khorasan police chief Majid Shoja.
They were introduced to authorities in the province and then "encouraged one of the domestic investors to invest", he was quoted as saying by IRNA.
"The Iranian partner incurred a lot of expenses," said the police chief.
"In addition to accommodation, health care, business tickets for flights...and the provision of an office with the most up-to-date facilities, (the Iranian partner) paid about 120 billion rials into the accounts of these two European nationals."
The partner later lodged a complaint and one of the European nationals who was in Iran was detained, he added.
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08/01/2019 00:00 ||
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