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Tarok Kolache

Tarok Kolache was a small settlement in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.[1][2]

On October 6, 2010, Lieutenant Colonel David Flynn, commander of the Combined Joint Task Force 1-320th gave the order to drop 49,200 pounds of rockets and aerial bombs on the village which resulted in leveling the village completely.[3][4][5][6]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/Politics/23-Jan-2011/25-tons-of-Nato-bombs-wipe-out-Afghan-village
  2. ^ http://www.hindustantimes.com/US-bombing-wipes-out-Afghan-village-from-map/Article1-653282.aspx
  3. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1348915/Tarok-Kolache-Afghan-village-wiped-map-25-tons-coalition-bombs.html
  4. ^ http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/tag/tarok-kalache/
  5. ^ http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2011/01/how-short-term-thinking-is-causing-long-term-failure-in-afghanistan/70048/
  6. ^ http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/scorched-earth-tactic-in-afgahnistan-loses-hearts-and-minds-in-battle-with-taliban/story-e6frg6so-1225993440160

External links

  • Images The village before and after the bombing
  • The Afghan village that’s been wiped from the map - with 25 tons of coalition bombs
  • War Crimes in Afghanistan? Time To Investigate
  • Can the U.S. Make Amends After Blowing Up an Afghan Town?
  • Afghan villagers dispute U.S. Rationale for bombing

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