14 Dead in Two Seperate Events in Afghanistan

Fourteen people are dead in separate incidents in Afghanistan on Monday.   A military helicopter has crashed returning from a firefight against Taliban drug traffickers. Killing 10 Americans including 3 Drug Enforcement Agents. The  crashed in the western province of Badghis .

The second event was when two US Marine helicopters a UH-1 and a AH-1 collided in southern province of  Helmand killing 4 on board  and wounding two others Marine spokesman Major Bill Pelletier.

This is the first deaths of DEA since their operations in Afghanistan in 2005. Afghanistan is the world largest producer of opium the key ingredient on Heroin. The fed recently is going after distribution networks instead of going after destroying poppy fields which caused the farmer to oppose American activities.

President Obama mourned the heroes lost. He stood firm is decision to take his time in make the right moves for Afghanistan.

I will never rush the solemn decision of sending you into harm’s way. I won’t risk your lives unless it is absolutely necessary,” Obama said during a visit to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, in Florida.

AP via My Way News.



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