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Aid Worker Among 12 Said Killed in Taliban Attacks

Six Afghan soldiers and a driver for a U.S. aid agency were killed on Thursday in a raid by suspected Taliban guerrillas and the fundamentalist group said it had killed five government soldiers in separate attack. The death toll would be the biggest for a single day attributed to a resurgent Taliban guerrilla movement in many months, although local government officials denied the latter incident had been an attack and gave no casualty figure for it. In Kabul, meanwhile, state television said police had discovered five Soviet-designed rockets primed to fire in a district just south of the capital that was once a base of a warlord who used to bombard the city with rockets. The attack that killed the aid worker from Mercy Corps came just before dawn on a remote district headquarters in Deshu in the troubled southern province of Helmand not far from the Pakistani border, the deputy provincial police chief said. Full Story

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