Taliban responsible for shooting down U.S. helicopter killed in airstrike

Taliban leader and insurgent responsible for shooting confirmed dead

The Taliban is responsible for downing a Chinook that left 38 U.S. and Afghan personnel dead, including several members of SEAL Team Six, the special forces unit responsible for the assassination of Osama Bin Laden. NATO leaders say the airstrike killed a Taliban leader and one of the insurgents who took down the military helicopter on Saturday. U.S. General John Allen told the press that his army “will continue relentlessly to pursue the enemy”.

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