US raid 'kills 20 Afghan Taleban'
US forces in Afghanistan say they have killed about 20 suspected Taleban fighters in an operation in central Oruzgan province. Two US marines, two Afghan soldiers and an Afghan interpreter are stable after being injured, said US military spokesman Lt Col Tucker Mansager. The Taleban fighters were “poised to ambush US marines”, he said. About 20,000 US-led coalition forces are hunting Taleban and al-Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan. Full Story