Sunday, September 03, 2006

BBC NEWS: Scores die in Nato Afghan clash

BBC NEWS | South Asia | Scores die in Nato Afghan clash: "More than 200 Taleban fighters have been killed in a major offensive by Afghan and Nato forces in southern Afghanistan, Nato says.

Four Canadian soldiers with the Nato forces were also killed in Operation Medusa, which began on Saturday near the city of Kandahar.

A UK reconnaissance plane supporting the offensive crashed on Saturday, killing all 14 people on board.

Afghanistan is witnessing its bloodiest period since the Taleban fell in 2001."


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