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Apr. 17: Taliban forces launched an 18-hour coordinated attack on Kabul, the largest assault on the city since the beginning of the NATO invasion in 2001. Thought to be the start of the Taliban's spring offensive, 36 insurgents, 11 Afghan security forces, and four civilians were killed in the violence, much of which took place in areas of the city thought to be largely under the control of NATO and Afghan security forces. [AJE, 4/17]
Apr. 17: Approximately 140 female students and teachers were admitted to a hospital in the Takhar Province after drinking poisoned water. Officials thought that elements of the Taliban opposed to female education poisoned the …
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Publication information: Article title: Chronology: Afghanistan. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: The Middle East Journal. Volume: 66. Issue: 4 Publication date: Autumn 2012. Page number: 688+. © Middle East Institute Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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