Saturday, December 13, 2014


Observational notes


The deaths on Saturday were the first foreign troops killed this month, bringing to 65 the total number of international troops killed in the country this year, 50 of them Americans

Later Saturday, Taliban gunmen killed at least 12 workers on a project to clear mines in southern Helmand province,

The attacks come after a Taliban suicide attack Thursday on a French school that killed a German citizen and wounded others during a play condemning the violence