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Bomb hits foreign troops in Afghan
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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk, 1/11/2020 5:22:18 AM

Kandahar, Afghanistan - A roadside bomb hit a convoy of U.S. troops on Saturday in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, a NATO spokesman and an Afghan official said, but there were no immediate details of casualties in a blast claimed by the Taliban. A senior Afghan military official in Kandahar said the incident took place in the district of Dand when the device hit one of the armoured vehicles of the U.S. forces. Foreign troops cordoned off the area and kept Afghan forces away from the scene, the official added. The NATO spokesman said it was assessing the situation but declined to give details. Taliban spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi claimed responsibility

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This is not the kind of story one wants to hear. The number of possible casualties and wounded will changed as more NATO releases them.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Strike3 1/11/2020 7:27:39 AM (No. 285177)
Jihadi writer calls US "foreign troops." Don't be so happy about it, Achmed.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 1/11/2020 9:11:52 AM (No. 285281)
Their local leader had better be heading deep into a cave!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDConservative 1/11/2020 10:00:42 AM (No. 285362)
This is the cost of continuing to do business. And our end goal is...?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ribicon 1/11/2020 10:21:29 AM (No. 285392)
Why do we still have troops in Afghanistan?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: wakeupcall 1/11/2020 10:38:16 AM (No. 285416)
Well, 1/3rd of the world known supply of Titanium just happens to be located in Afghanistan. This would seem to be a really good reason to want to be in Afghanistan.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone 1/11/2020 11:26:12 AM (No. 285494)
The only “foreign” troops who are in that region of Afghanistan are Americans. More recent media reports say two Americans KIA and two more WIA.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: jacksin5 1/11/2020 11:54:21 AM (No. 285517)
What exactly have we accomplished there that can be considered positive?
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