During an eleventh day of heavy bombing over Afghan cities, U.S. warplanes struck Taliban positions close to the front lines of their battle with the Northern Alliance for the first time.
Amid a tenth day of intense bombing, an International Red Cross warehouse near Kabul was struck by a stray bomb, inciting condemnation from international relief organizations.
The region around Afghanistan's capital remains a target of U.S. air assaults, with waves of bombing raids continuing into a ninth straight day.
During the seventh day of airstrikes on targets in Afghanistan, the U.S. military admitted one of its laser-guided bombs had struck a residential area near the capital of Kabul.
The U.S. delivers the most intense bombings yet in the fifth day of attacks on targets within Afghanistan.
The United States continued its bombardment of Afghan military targets for the fourth day amid reports of Taliban defections.
A third night of U.S.-led bombings has begun in Afghanistan today, following the first daytime raid since strikes began Sunday.
Afghanistan's capital Kabul and the city of Kandahar, a stronghold of the country's ruling Taliban regime, came under attack today in a second day of U.S. strikes.
Two U.S. C-17 aircraft early today flew from the Ramstein U.S. Air Force Base in Germany, dropping emergency rations for refugees over Afghanistan. The airdrop was part of a humanitarian relief effort expected to continue over the next few days.
Soon after the United States-led strikes against Afghanistan began today, international leaders in Europe and elsewhere largely expressed support and pledged possible military support.
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