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22 June 2012 Military News

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  • OIF/OEF/OND Casualty Update 22 Jun 2012 [PDF]
  • Airstrike Kills Taliban Leader in Afghanistan AFPS 22 Jun 2012 -- An Afghan and coalition airstrike killed Nabi Rahman, a Taliban leader and explosives expert, during an operation in the Watahpur district of Afghanistan's Kunar province today, military officials reported.
  • Officials Condemn Hotel Attack in Afghanistan AFPS 22 Jun 2012 -- Defense Department and International Security Assistance Force officials have condemned the brutal attack on the lakeside Spozhmai Hotel west of Kabul in Afghanistan.
  • Afghan Forces Defeat Taliban Siege of Hotel VOA 22 Jun 2012 -- Afghan-led forces stormed a hotel outside Kabul Friday, rescuing civilians taken hostage by heavily armed Taliban gunmen in an overnight siege.
  • Kabul Hotel Siege Comes To An End RFE/RL 22 Jun 2012 -- Afghan authorities say more than 20 people have been killed in a nearly 12-hour assault by Taliban militants on a hotel on the outskirts of Kabul.
  • At least 18 Killed in Kabul as Taliban Hotel Siege Ends RIA Novosti 22 Jun 2012 -- Security forces released dozens of hostages from a lakeside hotel near the Afghan capital, Kabul, captured by Taliban militants, ending a 12-hour siege.
  • 5th ANGLICO returns home USMC News 22 Jun 2012 -- More than 70 Marines with 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company returned to Camp Hansen from Afghanistan June 11.
  • Report: US Diplomats Harassed in Pakistan VOA 22 Jun 2012 -- An internal State Department report says American diplomats in Pakistan are facing "deliberate, willful and systematic" harassment.
  • Two bomb blasts kill 4 in Pakistan IRNA 22 Jun 2012 -- Two bomb blasts in Pakistan have killed at least four people and injured dozens others, police and witnesses said.
  • U.S. Support Aids Hunt for Central African Rebel Group AFPS 22 Jun 2012 -- The U.S. military is just one part of a larger, multinational effort to help four African partner nations bring rebel leader Joseph Kony and senior members of his brutal Lord’s Resistance Army to justice.

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