30 Dec '11, 4am

Afghanistan: Taliban claim killing of two French soldiers - San Francisco Luxury News #taliban

two French legionnaires were killed by a soldier of the Afghan army, which was then shot dead on Thursday in eastern Afghanistan. French soldiers killed two legionnaires were the 2nd foreign regiment of Engineering Saint-Christol (south), the source said. These two new victims are to 78 the number of soldiers French killed in Afghanistan since late 2001 and to 563 the number of NATO soldiers killed in 2011, according to a statement drawn up by AFP from the independent website icasualties.org . The attack was immediately claimed by Taliban insurgents who had indicated even before the Elysee Palace, it was held in Kapisa. The Taliban claimed that three French soldiers, not two, were killed and that the assailant was shot just after he opened fire. According to a spokesman for the rebels, Zabihullah Mujahid, the assailant, named Ibrahim, “had joined the army (Afghan) for this...

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