On October 6, 2010, Lieutenant Colonel David Flynn, commander of the Combined Joint Task Force 1-320th gave the order to drop 49,200 pounds of rockets and aerial bombs on the village which resulted in leveling the village completely.
- ↑ http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/Politics/23-Jan-2011/25-tons-of-Nato-bombs-wipe-out-Afghan-village
- ↑ http://www.hindustantimes.com/US-bombing-wipes-out-Afghan-village-from-map/Article1-653282.aspx
- ↑ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1348915/Tarok-Kolache-Afghan-village-wiped-map-25-tons-coalition-bombs.html
- ↑ https://archive.is/20120918130310/www.wired.com/dangerroom/tag/tarok-kalache/
- ↑ http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2011/01/how-short-term-thinking-is-causing-long-term-failure-in-afghanistan/70048/
- ↑ http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/scorched-earth-tactic-in-afgahnistan-loses-hearts-and-minds-in-battle-with-taliban/story-e6frg6so-1225993440160
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