Skip to comments.US: Strike kills militants who downed US chopper (JUSTICE and REVENGE!)
Posted on 08/10/2011 7:57:45 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
An air strike by NATO-led forces in Afghanistan killed Taliban fighters, including a local leader, who were responsible for a weekend helicopter crash that killed 38 troops, the worst single incident in 10 years of war.
"We dealt with them in a kinetic strike," General John Allen, the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, told reporters at the Pentagon.
Gen. Allen said the military tracked the Taliban fighters for several days after the helicopter went down. Forces reportedly trailed the fighters to a position in Chak District, Wardak Province, and then US F-16s struck and killed them Tuesday.
"The strike killed Taliban leader Mullah Mohibullah and the insurgent who fired the shot associated with the Aug. 6 downing of the CH-47 helicopter, which resulted in the deaths of 38 Afghan and coalition service members," the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said in a statement.
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Big deal. I wouldn’t trade one SEAL for that whole dirt pile of a country.
You speak for all of us.
the witnesses have been eliminated
Their sources in Paki intelligence are saved
WTF is a “kinetic strike”- is that a kinder and gentler way of saying ATTACK?
do these generals even know what fools they sound like?
How in the world could they know that they killed the muslims directly responsible for shooting down the helicopter? How could they know WHO was personally responsible?
Jack Ruby for the win!
I wondered the same thing. I don’t expect the truth about any of this.
It’s not justice because the life of one of those scum is not worth the life of one of our dead heroes.
It just infuriated me what happened. If I knew how to spit I would. We got Bin Ladin, why are we still there? And what’s this about Biden outing the SEAL team? If true, that guy should be ...
They never said how many were killed. I still wouldn’t trade one of our guys for the whole damn country.
Where do I get my “Obama got the guys who killed the guys who got Bin Laden” novelties? When does the Spiking the Football II tour begin?
Sorry, I’m not seeing the justice here. All I see is good men dying in a farce. Get everyone out of that hell hole already.
One day I'll try to figure out exactly why that is.
These stories are all BS.
I don’t believe they killed Osama. He was dead long ago.
I CAN’T believe they would:
Name our SEAL members.
Use them for political props.
Use them for Photo ops.
And now, miracles of miracles we got the trigger man?
No, it will not bring back our dear, strong, courageous warriors who have fallen, but it is still good if we got the evil people who took their lives.
May God continue to comfort their families as they deal with their deep loss.
Obama puppet show.... Lies, lies, lies, and more lies.
How in the world could they know that they killed the muslims directly responsible for shooting down the helicopter?
I first noticed the use of "kinetic" when Obama described the Libyan war as a "kinetic action". He was using it as a euphemism for the word "war." I guess kinetic is now a stylish media word for military attacks.
Post of the year!
Unless they leveled the entire area immediately after that copter went down, they don't.