On the day of one of the worst riots in the country since the fall of the Taliban, towards the end of 2001, the U.S Military bombed a 'compound'
that was believed to contain around 50 Taliban fighters at the time. A Taliban spokesperson has claimed that none of their fighters have been killed,
and that 'all the victims were Civilians'.
Around 50 Taliban fighters were killed in a US-led air strike in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province today, military and Afghan officials said.
Several Taliban leaders were among those killed in the pre-dawn attack in the Kajaki district, Amir Mohammad Akhundzada, the deputy provincial
"The Taliban were meeting in a mosque when the bombardment took place," Mr Akhundzada told Reuters. "More than 50 of them have been killed."
Major Quentin Innes, a Canadian spokesman with US-led troops in the south, said aircraft had dropped two 500lb bombs which had targeted a "compound"
rather than a mosque.
A Taliban spokesman said no fighters had been killed and that all the victims were civilians.
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I believe this issue should be focused on further than it has been by the mainstream media. I'm talking specifically about the United Kingdom, as I
have seen it mentioned several times on various American Media outlets. It seems to me, like someone has something to hide. It has now been a good
couple of days since the incident on the 29th of May, and the coverage of this event has been pathetic, in my opinion.
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