Skip to comments.Dozens of Taliban killed as war enters 10th year
Posted on 10/07/2010 1:37:21 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
KABUL, Afghanistan Airstrikes and ground operations by NATO and Afghan troops killed dozens of insurgents, including a senior Taliban leader who spearheaded attacks against security forces, the alliance said Thursday as the war in Afghanistan entered its 10th year.
Sixteen militants were killed in air raids and ground fighting overnight in the Darqad, Yangi Qala and Khwaja Bahawuddin districts of Takhar province, Gen. Shah Jahan Noori, provincial police chief, told The Associated Press. More than a dozen insurgents were wounded.
Northern Takhar has been the scene of escalating military operations in recent days, as NATO and Afghan forces step up the battle for control of the Taliban-dominated south.
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HaPPy 10th Anniversary, Taliban!
Sgt. William Olas Bee, a U.S. Marine from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, has a close call after Taliban fighters opened fire near Garmser in Helmand Province of Afghanistan May 18, 2008. The Marine was not injured. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Someone needs to organize a protest calling for pulling troops out of Kosovo!
Where is his helmet?
Doesn’t matter how many are killed. The Madrases in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are raising up an endless supply of new mujahadin to replace them.
I don’t really have a better suggestion that wouldn’t be a real human rights nightmare, but Afghanistan is just one endless turkey shoot of ignorant cannon fodder in sandals. We’re picking off the leaves and leaving the roots to keep growing.
They all need to come to faith in Christ.
Sounds better than "9th anniversary" doesn't it? (Campaign began on 10/7/2001) Cute little manipulation on somebody's part, to make it seem longer.
The West is weak right now. We don’t have the stomach to attempt to convert the savages in the Middle East to Christianity.