A helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan killed 38 soldiers

A helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan killed 38 soldiersAs a result of a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan, 31 soldiers of the United States and 7 of the Afghan military died, reports Assocoated Press referring to the statement of President Hamid Karzai. The number of casualties from today's incident was a record for the entire history PE of this kind in the country.


H. Karzai expressed his condolences to US President Barack Obama in connection with the death of American servicemen.

Recall, a NATO helicopter crashed in Wardak province on the night of 5 on August 6. The Taliban Islamist movement claimed responsibility for the attack on coalition forces: Taliban spokesman Zabulla Mujahid said the helicopter was shot down by members of this terrorist organization after the coalition pilots attacked the building, destroying eight militants.

It should be noted that the Taliban movement has noticeably intensified after the assassination of the brother of the country's president, Ahmed Wali Karzai. Militants of the organization organized explosions during a farewell ceremony with a relative of the head of state and his funeral. Some time later, the mayor of the city of Kandahar perished from their hands.

The war in Afghanistan between NATO forces and the Taliban continues with 2001. The leading role in the fighting is played by American units. US forces lost in the war killed at least 1 thousand. 605 people, wounded - 11 thousand. 684 people.
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  1. Siberian
    Siberian 7 August 2011 11: 48 New
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    Yeah ... flew by. On the other hand - the eternal memory of ordinary soldiers and officers who were on this board! If some famous politicians and politicians flew on it, I would go on a squat.
    1. LESHA pancake
      LESHA pancake 7 August 2011 20: 32 New
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      DARK HISTORY Unclear WHAT SPECIFICLY HAPPENED.
  2. santey77
    santey77 7 August 2011 11: 55 New
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    It is strange that on board supposedly people who participated in the elimination of Osama died ... or did not die;)
    1. kuberel
      kuberel 7 August 2011 12: 50 New
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      was there boyOsama?
  3. Max79 7 August 2011 11: 59 New
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    It is unclear why the Taliban could not wait for NATO to collapse and then set its own rules?! And with these actions they only delay the withdrawal of NATO from Afghanistan! belay
    1. santey77
      santey77 7 August 2011 12: 01 New
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      That's it ... here it remains until 2014, to stand on one leg.
  4. Siberian
    Siberian 7 August 2011 12: 07 New
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    It seems to me that they should give a shit about someone, if only in a louder echo in the world. The NATO will leave, begin to wet their own, but is it really in the world that someone will be very excited? But amerkam fool - yes ...! Squeal throughout the county.
    1. santey77
      santey77 7 August 2011 12: 13 New
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      Pindos excuse to stay looking
  5. Siberian
    Siberian 7 August 2011 12: 29 New
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    http://news.rambler.ru/10684863/?utm_source=regnum&utm_medium=tiser&utm_
    campaign = main.
    It seems that the special forces were murdered in revenge for Comrade. Laden.
  6. Max79 7 August 2011 12: 39 New
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    Or maybe the Pindos themselves did a “provocation” with a helicopter (such as twin towers) in order to stay on their own. And they will say to the whole world that they say they’re wetting our cowboys, so why should we leave?
    1. APASUS 7 August 2011 12: 51 New
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      It seems like there was a special forces group that so skillfully soaked Osama. In my opinion, they just clean the witnesses.
      1. santey77
        santey77 7 August 2011 13: 03 New
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        if the liquidation was actually ... yes, even if it wasn’t, they will secure the unit from the machinations of the dissatisfied ... as our fighters are searched for in the Caucasus, there are probably no more like that. and indeed a reason to stay ... how not to avenge your fighters.
        1. APASUS 7 August 2011 13: 08 New
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          Just after the death of these guys, there will be only one version (to eliminate Osama) OFFICIAL
          1. santey77
            santey77 7 August 2011 13: 15 New
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            As the saying goes ... ends in water
      2. jamert
        jamert 7 August 2011 13: 12 New
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        100 pudoff. But the guys themselves knew that after such a task they did not have long to live. It was still not enough that after 20 years one of them began to write memories.
  7. Vadim
    Vadim 7 August 2011 13: 07 New
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    Either they remove the witnesses, or cover up the real group of special forces.
  8. mitrich
    mitrich 7 August 2011 14: 40 New
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    Too much conspiracy theories. And the most absurd version is that the Americans shot down their own helicopter in order to be able to stay in Afghanistan. In order to stay, you don’t have to shoot down your helicopters, you can just stay. Secondly, amers sleep and see how to get out of there without losing their faces.
    Who was on board there is also not exactly known. One thing is clear: either technical reasons, which are not surprising in the mountains, or the Taliban shot down a helicopter, which is most likely.
    We would not have known about the disaster if the helicopter flew empty, just the number of victims does not allow the US military to lubricate what happened. And I don’t believe in conspiracy theories, this is nonsense ...
  9. Pinocchio
    Pinocchio 7 August 2011 15: 41 New
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    During the ten years of the war in Afghanistan with the US and NATO forces, the Taliban, as a military-state organization pretending to power, has lost its political authority. At one time, the Taliban was very fucked up, so this is either remnants (it’s not clear what) or an attempt to revive radicalism by the Americans. There is no serious "popular" resistance to US and NATO forces. The limited contingent of Soviet troops in Afghanistan really fought with the Mujahideen. The Americans perfectly prepared the soldiers of Allah to fight the infidels, bought routes, supplied weapons, carried out ideological processing, etc. The Soviet army gained combat experience in waging war in completely different conditions. So wait and see.
  10. figwam 7 August 2011 15: 59 New
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    But who knows how they died there. Of course, of course, they died in a crashed helicopter, and not in a battle with the bare Taliban (because this is shameful for specialists) we won’t find out the truth.
    1. LESHA pancake
      LESHA pancake 7 August 2011 20: 33 New
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      AGAIN YAKES FUFFLO DRAIN TO US.