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Three Afghans Killed in Suspected Taliban Ambush

Suspected Taliban fighters attacked a convoy carrying foreign construction workers Friday killing two Afghan government soldiers and an Afghan driver, officials said. None of the foreigners traveling in the convoy near Qalat, the provincial capital of the southern Zabul province, were hurt, they said. More than 800 people have been killed in Afghanistan over the past year in a wave of violence mostly blamed on fighters of the ousted Taliban, who are opposed to the U.S.-backed government and its plans to hold elections in October and April. About 30 gunmen were involved in the ambush on a main road, which has been rebuilt with U.S. aid, between the capital, Kabul, and the southern city of Kandahar, said provincial police official Col. Jailani Khan. Full Story

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