U.S. Marines in Afghanistan killed dozens of Taliban leaders last week using rocket artillery after tracking them to a meeting in volatile Helmand Province, according to the top American general in Afghanistan Wednesday.
U.S. Forces Afghanistan said more than 50 Taliban commanders, including the deputy Taliban shadow governor of Helmand was killed. Taliban leaders from six other provinces across Afghanistan were killed as well in the strike in the Musa Qala district of Helmand, according to the statement.
Twenty other Taliban leaders were killed in air strikes earlier this month by drones and Air Force A-10 Warthog jets based in neighboring Kandahar, which arrived earlier this year along with thousands of additional American troops.
I wonder what the provincial citizens think of this.ReplyDelete
Most of the locals probably support the Taliban. How many Viet Cong and NVA did we kill and maim? Who won the war? Who's going to win this one?ReplyDelete
I guess we'll find out how much, if anything, we learned in Vietnam.Delete
last man standing?ReplyDelete