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== Link to an article about US operations athttp://www.afghannews.net/index.php?action=show&type=news&id=1103
- Hekmatyar-contrary to speculation, and in spite of his nickname-was not an "engineer," and did not even graduate from Kabul University.
- The effectiveness of Hezb-e-Islami-and by extension, Hekmatyar-in fighting the Soviets is arguable. Most respected sources that I've consulted have claimed that he killed many more Afghans-mostly, if not exclusively, civilians-than Soviets by a large factor. Not to mention the fact that he has been credibly accused of collaboration with the USSR at times during the Soviet-Afghan War.
- Maybe someone could flesh out this article with more (reliable) information.
Ruthfulbarbarity 16:19, 18 August 2006 (UTC)
News says Kumar province as well. Kumar added as also known as
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/iraq/casualties/082205ccdriraqafghanistan2005.9c6c94bf.html --18.104.22.168 (talk) 01:38, 12 April 2008 (UTC) http://www.in.gov/dva/2975.htm - link to keep --MrKunar (talk) 02:06, 27 March 2008 (UTC)
No Belgian troop has ever been deployed in Kunar. No participation in any Kunar ambush is reported. Lallemand 20 October 2008 —Preceding unsigned comment added by Lallemand (talk • contribs) 15:48, 20 October 2008 (UTC)