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Post time 2011-9-12 08:04:32 |Display all floors
Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:33AM GMT

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A massive bomb blast at a US-run military base in troubled eastern Afghanistan has wounded at least 77 American soldiers, NATO says.


The US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organization confirmed on Sunday that the Taliban bomb attack had left at least 77 American soldiers wounded in Afghanistan's eastern province of Wardak late on Saturday.

NATO's confirmation comes after the US army said 50 American troops had been injured in the attack.

The Western military alliance said in a statement that the attacker was driving a truck carrying firewood and detonated his explosives at an entry point to the base.

"Most of the force of the explosion was absorbed by the protective barrier at the outpost entrance and though there were a significant number of injuries ... none is immediately life threatening," the NATO statement read.

Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for the attack, saying scores of US soldiers were killed.

Afghan officials say the attack also left two Afghan civilians dead and 25 others injured.

In a separate development, a NATO soldier died in a militant ambush in southern Afghanistan. Two bombs also exploded in Paktika and Kunduz Provinces, leaving a total of 10 civilians dead.

According to official figures released by the website icasualties.org, a total of 429 foreign troops have lost their lives in war-battered Afghanistan so far this year.

Nonetheless, last year remains the deadliest year for foreign military casualties with a death toll of 711. The number eclipsed the previous record of 521, set in 2009.

The increasing number of military casualties in Afghanistan has caused widespread anger in the US and other NATO member states, undermining public support for the Afghan war.
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Post time 2011-9-13 14:39:17 |Display all floors

latest report indicated that at least 50 US invaders were killed.

No doubt these report will be diluted and swept under the carpet by the evil imperialist media.

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Post time 2011-9-13 14:42:01 |Display all floors

The US imperialists have lost the war in the middle east.

Soon, the American Spring will shake the very foundations of the USA and the Western world! Their people will rise up and overthrow the entire political structure and replace it with "PEOPLE POWER"!!

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