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21 August 1999 Military News

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  • RUSSIA / DAGESTAN Voice of America 21 August 1999 -- Fighting continues in southern Russia, where government troops are battling Muslim insurgents holding a cluster of mountain villages in Dagestan. The Russian military command claims its forces have killed up to 100 rebels in just one day of fighting.
  • PAK KILLINGS Voice of America 21 August 1999 -- A Pakistani court has convicted and sentenced to death two men for murdering four U-S citizens and their Pakistani driver in, Karachi, almost two years ago.
  • AFGHAN FIGHTING (S/L) Voice of America 21 August 1999 -- Fighting continues in Afghanistan where opposition fighters say they have gained ground against the dominant Taleban Islamic movement. Fierce fighting has erupted on several battlefronts reportedly causing a number of casualties on both sides.

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