U.S. Ends Afghan Hostage Crisis

Civilians no longer in danger from Taliban.

Eight Afghan civilians could breathe easier now — if they were still breathing.

As Agence France Presse reports, via Beirut's Daily Star:

Eight Afghan civilians held hostage by Taliban militants were killed in an air strike by US-led troops during a battle that also left 25 rebel fighters dead, the force said Monday.

In Olympic Games terms, we won this match with the Taliban 25-8.

Upcoming Events

 


Sponsor Content

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >