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Afghan Insurgent Attacks Rise, U.S. Says

Insurgents in eastern Afghanistan fired rockets at a U.S. base Saturday, the latest in a series of attacks against American forces. Three rockets were fired at the U.S. base in Asadabad, the capital of Kunar province, U.S. military spokesman Col. Rodney Davis said. The rockets missed, as scores of others have over the past year, and they caused no damage or casualties. “We’ve seen an increase in the number of engagements and rocket attacks … over the last few months, but we believe that there is something seasonal to that,” Davis said. Insurgents appear to be increasingly launching attacks now that freezing temperatures have given way to warmer weather, Davis said. Full Story

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