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70 US troops dead: Taliban

November 03, 2001


DOHA, Nov 2: Between 70 and 100 US soldiers have been killed in Washington’s military campaign against Afghanistan, an official of the Taliban said on Friday.

Between “70 and 100 American soldiers who landed in Afghanistan have been killed”, the Taliban’s consul general in Karachi, said in an interview with Qatar’s Al-Jazeera TV channel.

Rahmatollah Karkezad, who was interviewed in Pakistan, did not elaborate. —AFP