09 Aug '11, 12am

US helicopter crashed in Taleban trap: Afghan official [Straits Times]

US helicopter crashed in Taleban trap: Afghan official [Straits Times]

A US military Chinook helicopter lands at Forward Operating Base in Arghandab district southern Afghanistan. -- PHOTO: AFP PULI ALAM (AFP) - THE Taleban lured United States forces into an elaborate trap to shoot down their helicopter, killing 30 American troops in the deadliest such incident of the war, an Afghan official said on Monday. US President Barack Obama pledged that the incident - which killed 38 people - would not keep foreign forces from prevailing in Afghanistan, and the Pentagon called the downing of the Chinook a 'one-off' that would not alter US strategy. The late on Friday attack marked the biggest single loss of life for American and Nato forces since the US-led invasion of Afghanistan toppled the Taleban in late 2001, shortly after the Sept 11 attacks. The loss of the Chinook during an anti-Taliban operation south-west of Kabul dealt a blow to elite US s...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/World/Story/STIS...

Tweets

200 Afghan nomads in violent Kabul protest

200 Afghan nomads in violent Kabul protest

straitstimes.com 09 Aug '11, 9am

Around 200 Afghans burned tyres and blocked key roads near the presidential palace on Tuesday in angry protest after bodyg...

31 US troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

channelnewsasia.com 06 Aug '11, 10am

KABUL: A total of 31 members of the US special forces have died in a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan along with se...

and not watching TV, u can watch here!

ndp.org.sg 09 Aug '11, 4am

Login HOME ABOUT NDP 11 Theme & Logo Chairman’s Message Faces of NDP Calendar of Events Fun Stuff PERFORMANCE Performance ...

38 dead as Afghan Taliban down US chopper

channelnewsasia.com 07 Aug '11, 3am

PULI ALAM, Afghanistan: Thirty US troops including special forces died when the Taliban shot down their helicopter, offici...

Wah ancur! "KEREN TIADA AMPUN" NDP 2011 Officia...

ndp.org.sg 09 Aug '11, 12pm

Login HOME ABOUT NDP 11 Theme & Logo Chairman’s Message Faces of NDP Calendar of Events Fun Stuff PERFORMANCE Performance ...

Remains: Fly a Real RC Helicopter using your iPhone via @liewcf

Remains: Fly a Real RC Helicopter using your iP...

liewcf.com 08 Aug '11, 8am

Now you can control RC helicopter using iPhone. The world’s largest stop-motion film is shot using Nokia N8. Yahoo release...