US raids continue at Afghanistan
Regional-Afghanistan, Politics, 10/27/2001
At least some 15 Afghani were killed in the new raids launched by the US jets at Kabul and its suburbs on Friday at noon. The American jets fired 13 heavy bombs at the city on Friday evening only within four minutes while the ICRC and other relief agencies suspended activities in Kabul after their buildings were exposed to American raids for the second time.
Britain, on the other hand declared sending 200 troopers of its private forces to take part in the land attack due to be held against Taliban, which identical sources, stressed it assassinated the prominent figure of the northern opposition Abdul Haq and arresting 30 of his companions.
For the second time, the US jets bombarded two warehouses for the ICRC in Kabul during raids which covered also positions for the Taliban forces in the outskirts of the capital. Tens of bombs were dropped near the post of the city and one bomb hit the headquarters of contingent no. 17 of Taliban force.
On the other hand, the UN representative in Afghanistan El-Akhdar al-Ibraheimi said that the UN organization wants to talk to the Afghani people and their neighbors to find out a comprehensive political solution, stressing that all should take part in the process of defining the future of this country, noting that UN forces will not be sent to Kabul.
Meantime, the UN called on Afghanistan's neighbors to open their borders before the Afghani refugees whose number are increasing so as to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.
Intensive bombardment at Taliban position to the north of Afghanistan
American bombardment kills 94 villagers, facilitates the advance of Afghani opposition towards Kabul
American jets continue bombarding Afghanistan
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