They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Suicide bomber kills 12 in attack on Afghan police

reuters: A suicide bomber killed 12 people and wounded 14 on Tuesday when he set off explosives outside the police headquarters in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, a government spokesman said.

A Taliban spokesman, Qari Mohammad Yousuf, claimed responsibility on behalf of the group, telling Reuters by telephone from an undisclosed location the bomber came from Kandahar.

"There are 12 people dead and 14 wounded," said Interior Ministry spokesman Yousuf Stanizai.

Seven of the dead were policemen and five were civilians, he said, adding that some of the wounded were in a critical condition. Read more