September 26, 2007

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165 'militants' killed in Afghan battles (Fred Attewill and agencies, September 26, 2007, Guardian Unlimited)

More than 165 Taliban militants have been killed in fierce fighting with coalition forces in southern Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, Nato said today.

The fighters died in two separate clashes after they attacked Nato-led troops armed with machine guns, rocket propelled grenades and mortars. [...]

Nato said more than 100 Taliban fighters were killed while one coalition soldier was killed and four were wounded.

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 26, 2007 8:01 AM
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