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NCA Strongly Condemns Multiple Attacks Launched by Insurgents in Several Provinces

The National Coalition of Afghanistan vehemently condemns the multiple attacks launched by insurgents on Wednesday, August 28. The attacks, taking place in Ghazni, Helmand and Farah provinces, resulted in numerous casualties and injuries.

In Ghazni province, Taliban insurgents attacked a military base operated by Polish and Afghan forces. In the repelled attack, three Afghan national police (ANP) members along with four civilians were tragically killed.  Many ANP members along with several civilians, including ten Polish troops, were injured in the attack. In Helmand province, in two separate suicide attempts on NATO convoys, insurgents killed 3 ANP soldiers and injured several civilians. And in Farah province, 6 Afghan civilians working as drivers were killed when their convoy was attacked and set afire by insurgents.

The enemies of Afghanistan are once again illustrating their heinous and malicious nature, as they continue to show total disregard for the fate of innocent civilians. By committing such atrocious and inhumane acts, they once again prove they have nothing to offer their country other than fear and intimidation. They will only gain increased hatred among the people.

While praising the efforts of Afghan national security forces, the National Coalition of Afghanistan requests Afghan security institutions to take increased measures to prevent such violent attacks from taking place. The NCA also conveys its deep condolences to the bereaved families and friends of the victims, and wishes for a swift recovery of the injured.

August 28, 2013 – Kabul, Afghanistan

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