Saturday, July 31, 2010

July 2010 Record High for Casualties in Afghanistan War

"KABUL, Afghanistan — NATO announced yesterday that six more US troops have died in Afghanistan, bringing the death toll for July to at least 66 and surpassing the previous month’s record as the deadliest for American forces in the nearly nine-year-old war.

At the same time, there are signs that Afghan patience with the presence of thousands of foreign troops is running thin. In the capital, Kabul, police fired weapons into the air to disperse a crowd of angry Afghans who shouted “Death to America,’’ hurled stones, and set fire to two American vehicles."
Read the rest of the article at "US casualties in Afghanistan reach record high", The Boston Globe, July 31, 2010.

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