2007 in Afghanistan

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2007
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Events from the year 2007 in Afghanistan

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June[edit]

  • June 4 - A military judge dismisses terrorism-related charges against a Canadian Guantanamo Bay detainee charged with killing a United States Army soldier in Afghanistan.
  • June 10 - President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai escapes an apparent assassination attempt.
  • June 12 - Afghan officials claim that seven members of the Afghan police were killed by Coalition air forces in a friendly fire incident.[37]
  • June 17 - Air strikes in Afghanistan on a suspected Al Qaeda headquarters kill several militants as well as civilians including children.[38][39]
  • June 17 - At least 35 people die in Kabul, Afghanistan, as the result of a bombing of a police bus.[40][41]
  • June 19 - BBC News released an article on June 19, 2007, interviewing six villagers of Asad Khyl in the north of Afghanistan where many homes had been destroyed by the Taliban in the civil war fought in the 1990s.[42] One of the villagers said that security in their village had "improved a bit" but that living conditions had not changed much. Another suggested that if the Taliban were invited to join a broad-based national government, there would be no need for foreign troops in the country at all. Another described Hamid Karzai as a puppet of the United States. Worsened corruption, poverty, and high inflation were also stated as key problems.[42]
  • June 29 - Between 50 and 80 civilians are killed by Air Strikes on the village of Hyderabad, in the Province of Hellmand in southern Afghanistan.[43][44][45][46]
    Main article: Hyderabad airstrike

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December[edit]

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References[edit]

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