USA strikes back—the war in pictures 

The Tribune
October 13, 2001

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Slides released by the US Department of Defense on October 11, 2001, show a surface-to-air missile site in Kandahar before (top L) and after air strikes. B-52 and B-1 bombers pounded Taliban troops, command bunkers and weapons with deadly cluster and other bombs on Thursday as US warplanes struck targets across Afghanistan for a fifth day, defence officials said on October 11, 2001. REUTERS