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ISAF soldiers burn civilian vehicles in Zabul

ISAF soldiers burn civilian vehicles in Zabul

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Aug 15, 2011 - 17:24

QALAT (PANinfo-icon): International troops torched two civilian vehicles during an operation in the Shah Joi district of southern Zabul province, official said on Monday.

During the overnight operation in Karatash area, the foreign forces arrested five people and burnt two vehicles, said the district chief, Muhammad Siddique.

In a similar action, the ISAFinfo-icon personnel detained a man with alleged links to the Talibaninfo-icon in the Tazee area, Siddiqui told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The alliance confirmed the operation but said nothing about the burning of the vehicles.

A Taliban spokesman, Qari Yousaf Ahmadi, said the detainees were ordinary residents. The fighters shot down a drone in Kajirkhel area last night and killed five policemen in a bomb attack in Tazee on Monday morning, he claimed.

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