23 AFGHAN SOLDIERS KILLED
More then 6,5000 Afghan people were killed in Afghanistan during 2007 and more then 130 suicide attacks were carried out by the Taliban against NATO-ISAF Western forces in Afghanistan, against the Afghan Army or against senior officials.
On 12/31/2007, the last day of 2007, 23 more soldiers and policemen were killed by the Taliban, 16 of them in a checkpoint in South Afghanistan, near Kandahar. More than 850 police officers have been killed in attacks since 03/2007.
A Taliban spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid, said the Taliban militant group was responsible for the killings.
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