Monday, June 11, 2012

French Defense Minister in Afghanistan After Troops Killed

France's Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrived in Afghanistan Sunday, one day after a Taliban attack killed four French NATO troops and wounded five others.
Details of Drian's program in Afghanistan have not been released but he is expected to address French troops and meet Afghan government officials in Kabul.
On Saturday, French troops responding to a tip that a bomb had been planted under a bridge in eastern Kapisa province were attacked by a suicide bomber disguised as a woman, who walked up to the soldiers and blew himself up.
Read more: VOA


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