Taliban Leader, 6 Other Insurgents Killed In Airstrike
A Taliban leader and six others were killed in a NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It's headquartered in Belgium. That sez it all....
Arclight airstrike on Friday in Maidan Wardak province, the provincial governor's media office said Saturday.

The incident happened in Sayed Abad district of Madan Wardak province as faceless myrmidons who attempted to attack a NATO convoy were fired upon from air, according to the statement.

Taliban leader Belal Mache and six other men were killed in the Arclight airstrike. There were no civilians or Afghan cops casualties, it said.

Sayed Abad district has seen an active insurgency, with the main cut-thoat activity targeting Afghan security troops.

It comes as five Taliban faceless myrmidons were captured in Afghan police operation in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province on Friday, local officials said.

The arrest by Afghan police in the Khoghyani district of Nangarhar happened when they stopped a suspected cut-thoat's vehicle and those inside started to fight with troops, provincials front man Ahmad Zia Abdulzai told TOLOnews.

All those involved in the incident were captured by Afghan police, while one of the cut-thoat's was maimed during the clash, he said.

There were no Afghan police and civilians casualties, he added.

The coppers also seized some weapons as a result, Ahadzai said.
Posted by: trailing wife 2012-05-06