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Afghan and international forces killed more than 700 civilians in the first six months of the year.
Federal prosecutors say Delowar Mohammed Hossain, 33, was trying to get to Afghanistan so he could kill U.S. soldiers through the Islamic group.
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His release has sparked concerns that he may still harbor radical ideology.
Afghan forces and their allies were responsible for more than half of all civilian deaths in the first three months of 2019.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which left three American soldiers dead and one Afghan contractor injured.
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“There were soldiers lying everywhere and the smoke was so thick, it was difficult to see,” said a spokesman at the base.
Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley suffered a gunshot wound and two senior Afghan officials were killed.
His group was known for complex, well-organized attacks on both Afghan and U.S. military as well as civilian targets and high-profile kidnappings.
The insurgents still hold 21 others following their ambush of a convoy of buses traveling in the Khan Abad district on Monday.
The attack occurred during a prayer ceremony at the house of a Taliban commander in northern Afghanistan.
The Afghan Defense Ministry said Mullah Fazlullah was killed in a joint U.S.-Afghan operation near the Pakistani border.
Breshna Musazai earned her diploma after surviving a Taliban attack.
The decision came after a meeting of Islamic clerics from across the country this week who declared a fatwa on Taliban attacks.
The Taliban dismissed the report as "propaganda" and said the attack had hit two civilian houses, killing five civilians and wounding three.
It's her first visit back to her home country since the Taliban targeted her for going to school in 2012.
The suggestion was part of a proposed political process that Ghani said could lead to talks aimed at ending more than 16 years of war.