Over 100 Taliban killed in southern Afghan battle

August 28, 2007 21:49

US-led and Afghan troops battled suspected Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, calling in airstrikes, leaving over 100 insurgents dead and three coalition soldiers wounded, a coalition statement said. Also Tuesday, a suicide bomber attacked NATO troops helping to build a bridge in eastern Afghanistan, killing three American soldiers, a US official said. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because not all families had been notified.

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