HELMAND, Mar. 16 - The number of the U.S tanks struck by bombings in the town of Marjah within 24 hours including the three others which have got blown apart by blasts since the evening hours of Mar. 15, 2010, has hit 6 so far. According to details, one of the U.S. tanks was struck by a blast in Ibadullah area of Marjah town, in the evening hours of Monday, with two other tanks destroyed in the bombings in Zhundow Abah area of Marjah within the hours of each other.
However, the other American tanks were targeted by separate mine blasts earlier during the day, in different parts of Marjah town of Nad Ali district, Helmand province.
Dozens of U.S soldiers were killed in the tanks struck by blasts some of tanks' wreckage area still lying around the area the bombing sites, according to the Mujahideen from the area.
In another incident, the U.S air strikes seriously injured four of the civilians sitting in front of the local Masjid (mosque) , one of which is in critical condition at the moment.
Tuesday, 16 March 2010 10:15 By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi