July 24, 2014
KABUL (AP) - The U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan says its
troops have killed four suspected militants and detained two others
during a raid in the country's south.
A coalition statement says the raid targeted a Taliban
bomb-making cell in Maywand district of the southern Kandahar
Southern Afghanistan is a center of the Taliban-led insurgency,
where thousands of new U.S. troops have been ordered to join the
fight by President Barack Obama to try to reverse militant gains of
the last three years.