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Worst Single-Day Loss for NATO Troops

Six NATO troops were killed Thursday in the offensive of Operation Moshtarak near Marjah, Afghanistan. A seventh soldier was killed on Friday. The seven casualties brought the death toll of international troops from the six-day operation to 12. At least 12 civilians have also been killed in the operation.

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U.S. Marines Bogged Down, Face Fierce Resistance in Afghanistan

Marines came under heavy gunfire and sniper attacks since Sunday. When one assault lasted over an hour, they were forced to call in air support — Harrier jets and attack helicopters with Hellfire missiles. The Marines are also bogged down by booby traps. They advanced only 500 yards Monday. The Marines’ efforts to close in […]

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Errant Rocket Kills 12 Civilians in Home Near Marjah as Marines Faced Strong Taliban Defense

Two U.S. military rockets slammed into a home Sunday outside the southern Taliban stronghold of Marjah, killing 12 civilians. The rocket used has been suspended during an investigation of the loss of civilian life. Inside Marjah, Marines faced booby traps, hardcore Taliban fighters and civilians unsure who to support in their second day of a […]

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