Taleban report attack in Afghan south
(AFGHANISTAN) 19 May 2010 - Text of report by Afghan Taleban Voice of Jihad website on 19 May
Foreign soldiers' tank destroyed by explosion in Qalat
[Taleban spokesman] Qari Yusof Ahmadi: An explosion has been carried out on a patrol of the foreign soldiers in Qalat city, the centre of Zabol Province.
According to a report from the area, the incident happened when an enemy tank hit a landmine as a military convoy was travelling in Khala area of this city at 0600 [local time] today. The enemy tank was totally destroyed and five foreign soldiers, presumably Romanians, on board were killed. The burnt out tank remains at the scene of the incident. It is said that one of their interpreters was also among those killed.
Source: Voice of Jihad website, in Pashto 19 May 10
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