9 Jun 2007

PR# 2007-432

Air strike targets several Taliban leaders

KABUL, Afghanistan – A precision air strike targeted “several influential Taliban leaders” today in Helmand province, according to an ISAF spokesperson. 

The targeted Taliban are linked with Mullah Mahmoud Baluch.

“The strike follows a series of blows the Taliban leadership has suffered over the past several weeks,” said Lt. Col. Maria Carl, ISAF spokesperson.  “This latest strike represents yet another disruption to the Taliban network in southern Afghanistan.” 

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