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U.S. Forces Arrest 11 Suspected Taliban

Former members of the Taliban and other militants pray during a ceremony held as they surrendered to the Afghan government on March 6. (epa) March 13, 2006 -- The U.S. military says that its forces in Afghanistan arrested 11 suspected Taliban militants during operations in the eastern part of the country.

The 11 are believed to have been involved in a March 12 attack in the Pech Valley district of Konar Province in which four U.S. soldiers died.

(AFP, dpa)

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