Stories tagged: casualties
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Saudi-led coalition closes Yemen ports; Aden attack kills 17
The Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels in Yemen closed off the land, sea and air ports to the Arab world’s poorest country early Monday after a missile targeted Riyadh, hours …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Residents say airstrikes kill at least 14 civilians in northern Afghanistan
The U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan said Sunday that it was investigating reports that at least 14 civilians were killed in airstrikes in the northern province of Kunduz, where U.S. and …
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
Syrian government shelling kills 11, hits school
At least 11 civilians were killed and a school day violently interrupted amid intensive Syrian government shelling of a rebel-held enclave north of the capital Damascus Sunday, sending panicked kindergarten …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
U.S. military: Georgian soldier killed in latest Afghan attack
A Taliban suicide bomber disguised as a woman rammed his motorcycle into an international convoy, killing a NATO soldier and two Afghan civilians in an attack north of the Afghan …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2012
Shadle High grad killed in action in Afghanistan
A Shadle Park High School graduate who joined the Army shortly after completing school in 2005 was killed Monday in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Matthew H. Stiltz, 26, was about six …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2012, 11:37 a.m.
Afghan soldiers fired during insider attacks probe
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan authorities have detained or removed hundreds of soldiers in an investigation into rising insider attacks against international service personnel who are their supposed partners in the …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2012, 8:03 a.m.
Another Afghan police attack kills 2 US servicemen
KABUL, Afghanistan — A newly recruited Afghan village policeman opened fire on his American allies today, killing two U.S. service members minutes after they handed him his official weapon in …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2012, 7:41 a.m.
7 American troops die in Afghan helicopter crash
KABUL, Afghanistan - Seven American troops and four Afghans died in a Black Hawk helicopter crash today in southern Afghanistan, the NATO military coalition said. The Taliban claimed their fighters …
Sat., July 9, 2011, 9:45 a.m.
Two Idaho soldiers killed in Iraq
On July 5, Spc. Nathan R. Beyers wrote on Facebook that a soldier has only one wish: “To come home safe.” Two days later, Beyers and Spc. Nicholas W. Newby …
Fri., Oct. 9, 2009, 9:01 a.m.
Reports: Soldier killed in Afghanistan grew up in North Idaho
One of eight soldiers killed Saturday when enemy forces overran their outpost in Afghanistan spent part of his youth in the Bonners Ferry area, according to news reports.
Fri., Feb. 27, 2009, 8:14 a.m.
Army: Enemy fire caused copter collision in Iraq
FORT DRUM, N.Y. — Enemy fire caused two U.S. Army helicopters to collide in Iraq last month, killing four American pilots from Fort Drum, including one from Colville, military officials …
Thu., Jan. 29, 2009, 12:11 p.m.
Colville soldier dies in helicopter crash in Iraq
A Colville man was one of four soldiers killed when two helicopters crashed Monday in northern Iraq. Chief Warrant Officer Benjamin H. Todd, 29, was flying one of two Kiowa …
Fri., April 26, 1996
U.N. Agency Airlifts Medical Kits To Liberia
A medical shipment has landed in the beleaguered Liberian capital of Monrovia for treating the wounded and staunching the spread of cholera, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. …