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By Sayed Anwar Amani and Mirwais Harooni KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. military commanders believe Sardar Mohammad is a dangerous Taliban bomb-maker who has attacked foreign and Afghan soldiers. In April last year, U.S. and Afghan forces captured Sardar and placed him in a military prison. The Afghan government ordered Sardar and 64 other men to be released last month. A quiet man who says he is in his late teens, Sardar headed back to his village in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rescuers working under generator-powered lights pulled three additional bodies overnight from the rubble of two Manhattan apartment buildings, raising the death toll to at least six from a gas leak-triggered explosion that reduced the area to a pile of smashed bricks, splinters and mangled metal.
CAIRO (AP) — Masked gunmen opened fire on an army bus in Cairo on Thursday, killing one soldier and wounding three in a rare attack on troops in the Egyptian capital, security officials and a military spokesman said.