Skip to comments.British troops help fight off Taliban attack on Afghan military base housing Prince Harry
Posted on 09/15/2012 5:36:12 AM PDT by RummyChick
At least two US Marines were killed in the strike on the base in Helmand province, which houses American and British troops among others.
Major Adam Wojack, a spokesman for International Security Assistance Force in Kabul, confirmed British forces had been involved in repelling the attack, alongside American troops.
He said 18 attackers were killed and another one was wounded and being given medical treatment.
The sprawling base was now secure, he said, but it was unclear if operations were still ongoing outside the wire.
Maj Wojack said: "The base is secure and we are assessing damage."
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I wouldn’t bet that Harry is there...My best guess is that we are tracking down an informer.
To heck with the time table. This is getting absurd. Pull out all of our troops and stop all aid to these ungrateful people and let them do themselves in. Agent orange the poppy fields and anytime they poke their heads up drop a cruise on them. We either fight to win or get the hell out. I don’t really care whose feeling we hurt. What ever happened to “sticks and stones”? Man up crybabies. Kick the bullies butt and be done with it.
A Taliban spokesman said the attack was in revenge for an amateur film that mocked Islam, and because Prince Harry was known to be at the base. /
Boy, news of that film is sure making its rounds isn’t it. It seems as if the taliban are copying the liberal talking points to the letter. Does Carney send them a copy, or do they phone it in. Inquiring minds want to know!
We either fight them there, or we fight them here in the states. If we fight them here in the states, might as well get used to living in a police state.
My nephew is there and unharmed.
Was Prince Harry Naked?