From CBC News: U.S.-led coalition forces in Afghanistan’s poppy-growing Helmand province killed more than 50 suspected Taliban militants in a two-day firefight, the coalition said Monday.
The coalition forces, backed by Afghan soldiers, counted “more than four dozen” insurgents killed during the battle in Helmand’s Sangin district, the statement said.
Coalition aircraft dodged insurgent fire and dropped four bombs during the battle, which also involved militants attempting to kill coalition troops in suicide car-bomb attacks.
The final score?
more than 50 suspected Taliban killed.
1 broken hand on Coalition soldier.
There were no reports of civilian casualties.