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.
CBS: American-led forces have increased their offensive attacks throughout the Afghan province of Marjah, but Taliban snipers have prevented progress. Mandy Clark has an exclusive report from the region.
SOURCE: FT.com Nato takes heavy casualties in Marjah