In a civilized society, one would send a certified letter. “Kandahar blasts were warning to US and Nato – Taliban,” from BBC News, March 14:
Saturday’s bomb attacks in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar were a warning to US and Nato forces, the Taliban say.
A Taliban spokesman said the attacks were in response to a planned major offensive by international forces against militants in the region.
At least 35 people were killed and some 57 injured in the blasts in Kandahar, Afghanistan’s third largest city.
The main target appeared to be Kandahar’s prison, officials said, though no prisoners escaped.
Taliban spokesman Yousuf Ahmadi said the blasts were retaliation for comments made by the commander of US and Nato forces in Afghanistan, Gen Stanley McChrystal, that the Kandahar region would be targeted to wipe out the Taliban.
“This was an answer to Gen McChrystal,” Mr Ahmadi told the AFP news agency.
“This was to sabotage the operation and to show we can strike anywhere, any time we want,” the spokesman said….