Accessibility links

Dutch Troops Kill 18 Militants In Afghanistan


http://gdb.rferl.org/B27ABE5B-BFA1-4435-9C3D-69547E6C09F4_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/B27ABE5B-BFA1-4435-9C3D-69547E6C09F4_mw800_mh600.jpg Members of a contingent of Dutch soldiers pictured in Eindhoven as they prepared to leave o leave for Afghanistan in early July (epa) July 21, 2006 -- The commander of Dutch armed forces says Dutch commandos in southern Afghanistan have killed 18 militants in the hills overlooking a Dutch military camp.


General Dick Berlijn says there were no Dutch casualties in the 10-day operation around Camp Holland, which is under construction near the town of Tarin Kot in Oruzgan Province.


(AP)

RFE/RL Afghanistan Report


SUBSCRIBE For regular news and analysis on Afghanistan by e-mail, subscribe to "RFE/RL Afghanistan Report."
XS
SM
MD
LG