April 19, 2010
KABUL â€” More than 100 people including dozens of civilians were killed in violence related to Afghanistan’s ongoing war against the Taliban in the past week, authorities said Sunday.
The interior ministry registered about 144 insurgency-related incidents — mostly roadside bombs and militant ambushes — from April 11-18, spokesman Zemarai Bashary said.
A total of 117 people — 36 of them civilians, 20 policemen and more than 60 insurgents — were killed in the incidents, he told reporters.
Another 100 civilians, 39 police officers and more than a dozen rebels, were injured in the attacks, he said.
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