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A bad day for American Aviation in The Stan

Old 26th Oct 2009, 09:29
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A bad day for American Aviation in The Stan

BBC NEWS | South Asia | Afghan mid-air crash kills four

My thoughts are with the family and friends of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and wish a speedy recovery to those wounded.

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Old 26th Oct 2009, 09:31
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BBC NEWS | South Asia | Afghan mid-air crash kills four


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Old 26th Oct 2009, 10:46
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BBC NEWS | South Asia | Afghan crashes kill 14 Americans

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Old 26th Oct 2009, 11:45
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In the link 'anotherthing' provided, it says this at the end

This year has seen the highest death toll of international troops in Afghanistan since the Taliban were overthrown in 2001.

I feel that if the Taliban had actually been overthrown, then I would not be almost constantly be reading of further sad deaths like these.

Sad news indeed, and my thoughts go out to all the families involved here. RIP to those who gave their lives to ensure all our freedom.

Last edited by barnstormer1968; 26th Oct 2009 at 11:47. Reason: Further comment on the Taliban removed. I no longer have any idea what these scum stand for, as they seem to wish to destroy any culture, not just western ones.
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Old 26th Oct 2009, 12:02
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Fourteen Americans dead as helicopters crash in Afghan raids - Times Online
 
Old 26th Oct 2009, 13:31
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The Times quote is simply:

2009 has been the deadliest year for international forces since the 2001 invasion. The death toll was highest around the presidential vote in August, when 51 US soldiers died.

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Old 26th Oct 2009, 17:51
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Very sad news.

14 Americans killed in separate helicopter crashes in Afghanistan - KDVR
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