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August 30, 2007

Top Taliban Mullah Killed By JDAM; Women, Minorities Hardest Hit

Pimpin' ain't easy.

Mullah Berader, a top Taliban commander, was killed early this morning in a U.S. air strike in volatile Helmand province, a senior Afghan general tells ABC News.

A convoy of British troops and Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers was traveling through Salwan Qala district when they came under attack by Taliban forces, said Gen. Ghulam Mohiauddin Ghoori, the commander of ANA ground troops for Helmand.

Amid an intense firefight, the British troops called in air support. American warplanes struck the Taliban positions, causing dozens of casualties, said Gen. Ghoori. Among the dead, his men on the ground confirmed, was Mullah Berader.

Not really related, but I wrote a script which featured a smart bomb which was painted with the words (as bombs are often so painted) "It's not you, it's me."

I'd really like to see some bombs painted with that. There really are few more menacing sentences in the English language.

Via Hot Air's headines. I imagine Allah will soon have more background on the kill.



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