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BTW, i got plenty of pics showing the french and us troops together in afghanistan
French special forces officer killed in battle with Taliban
Independent on Sunday, The, Mar 5, 2006 by Ismail Sameem IN KANDAHAR
A French special forces officer was killed yesterday in a battle with Taliban fighters in southern Afghanistan, and an Afghan intelligence agent and four compatriots died in a roadside bombing in Helmand province, where British troops are deployed.
The officer, one of 200 special forces attached to the US command in southeast Afghanistan, was the second French soldier killed in the conflict. A Canadian soldier was also seriously
wounded in the volatile province of Kandahar.
The bloodshed came as President George Bush was in neighbouring Pakistan discussing improved cooperation in combating terrorism. Afghanistan says Pakistan is failing to stop Taliban fighters using it as a base for attacks.
Sorry man, i don't have any video but our soldiers don't make videos of them fighting.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) %u2014 A car bomb possibly targeting a convoy of coalition forces killed three people in the Afghan capital Sunday, while three French soldiers died fighting militants in the south, officials said.
The country's foreign minister, meanwhile, claimed Taliban leaders are living in Pakistan and coordinating terrorist strikes in Afghanistan from there %u2014 the latest barb between the neighbors who are both U.S. allies in the war on terror.
The car bomb was a taxi that exploded on a busy road linking several bases belonging to the U.S.-led coalition and a separate NATO-led peacekeeping force. It killed the taxi driver and two civilians, local deputy police chief Maj. Pashtun Khan said.
The Interior Ministry's press office said the car bomb was a suicide attack. But Gen. Mahboubullah Amiri, commander of the Interior Ministry's rapid reaction forces, said at the scene that he believed the driver did not know the explosives were in his car.
Amiri said he believed the bomb was detonated prematurely by remote control.
A man walking along the side of the road and the driver of a small truck next to the car bomb were killed, the Interior Ministry said. The explosion set fire to the truck and a couple of roadside stalls. At least two people were injured.
A man who owns a shop near the explosion, Hatiquallah, said he saw a convoy of coalition troops passing when the bomb went off. Officials said no coalition troops were hurt. Hatiquallah, who goes by one name, suffered minor shrapnel wounds from the blast.
In southern Helmand province, one French soldier was killed and a French and an American soldier were injured during a gunfight with militants Saturday, said Capt. Drew Gibson, a spokesman for the British military.
Twenty-five Afghan soldiers also were injured, said Sgt. Chris Miller, a coalition spokesman. There were no immediate reports of militant casualties, he said.
The French Defense Ministry announced earlier that two French special forces troops also were killed Saturday in neighboring Kandahar province.
The Defense Ministry released a revised death toll Sunday from a separate eight-hour clash Saturday in Helmand. Ministry spokesman Gen. Zahir Azimi said 13 Afghan soldiers and nine Taliban militants were killed and 15 were wounded in the battle. The military had initially said 15 militants and four soldiers were killed.
Foreign Minister Rangeen Dadfar Spanta said Sunday that rebel commanders were coordinating attacks inside Afghanistan from Pakistan.
"The leadership of the Taliban and other terror groups are living in Pakistan," he told a news conference.
"The movement and the communication during these terrorist attacks is from the other side" of the frontier, he said.
The comments came after some of the deadliest violence here since the ouster of the Taliban in 2001. Some 120 people were killed in a 24-hour storm of violence Wednesday and Thursday.
Pakistan Interior Minister Aftab Khan Sherpao disputed Spanta's allegation.
"We deny the Taliban leaders are here," he said. "These kind of allegations will not help relations" between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Afghan-Pakistan relations soured earlier this year amid Kabul's accusations that Pakistan was doing too little to stop Taliban and al-Qaeda militants hiding on its side of the border from crossing over to attack Afghan and U.S.-led coalition troops.
Pakistan and Afghanistan share a long border where Afghan and U.S. officials say elements of the ousted Taliban regime are hiding. Osama bin Laden also is believed to be hiding in the mountainous region.
Spanta's comments came three days after President Hamid Karzai claimed Pakistani students were being taught to go to Afghanistan to burn down schools and medical clinics.
Im a freedom loving, gun toting American and Im damn proud of it. America love it or get the fuk out of my country.