Continued air, missile bombardment at Afghanistan
Regional-Afghanistan, Politics, 10/10/2001
Amid tough restrictions imposed by the US President George Bush to transfer "sensitive " information concerning the military operations in Afghanistan and security in the US, the US forces continued their missile and air attacks at the Afghani cities for the third running day, at a time when American pilot on the board of the American carrier " Enterprise " are searching for new targets after they had achieved due tasks in the two recent days.
While Taliban sources stressed that the bombardment resulted in killing tens of civilians and the escape of the leader of the Movement al-Mullah Muhammad Omar whose house went under the bombardment, and official at the US defense department said that the American forces launched new raids on Afghanistan on Tuesday evening.
The spokesman for the Pentagon said that air raids were completed on Tuesday morning, and they were the first operations to be carried out during day time, adding that military operations have been continuous since Sunday afternoon.
Tuesday's bombardment covered besides the city of Qindahar where Washington believes that Bin Laden is there and the capital Kabul which is in complete darkness with no electricity, US B52 planes bombarded Mayowand district, 70 Kilometers to the west of Qindhar.
One American missile killed in the early hours of Tuesday 4 civilians who were working in the area of dismantling mines when the said missile hit the building where they were working. UN sources confirmed this news.
For their part the Afghani opposition forces - the North alliance, violently bombarded Taliban's positions in Mazaar al-Sharif city.
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