The Taliban announced in a statement issued today, December 19, 2005, a series of operations conducted as their ?harvest? for the period of Monday, December 12,2005, through yesterday, December 18, in several governorates of Afghanistan. The group claims responsibility for rocket attacks and the detonation of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) on ?Crusader? and Afghan forces in Kandahar, Baktia, and Ningerhar, and suicide car bombing targeting NATO forces in Kabul, allegedly killed six of these forces.
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