THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

US rockets slam into Afghan home, killing 12

 MARJAH, Afghanistan (AP) – Two U.S. rockets slammed into a home Sunday outside the southern Taliban stronghold of Marjah, killing 12 civilians after Afghanistan’s president appealed to NATO to take care in its campaign to seize the town.

Inside Marjah, Marines encountered “death at every corner” in their second day of a massive offensive to capture this bleak mud-brick city filled with booby traps, hardcore Taliban fighters and civilians unsure where to cast their loyalty.

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February 14, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

1 Comment »

  1. Will we see the equivalent of the Iraqibodycount for Afghanistan with Obama in power? Will the Left plug up their ears and eyes when it comes to war because Obama’s the new man in town?

    Comment by MTR | February 14, 2010 | Reply


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