Tarok Kolache

From Wikipedia the free encyclopedia

Tarok Kolache was a small settlement in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.[1][2]

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.[3][4][5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/Politics/23-Jan-2011/25-tons-of-Nato-bombs-wipe-out-Afghan-village
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-26. Retrieved 2011-01-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ https://www.wired.com/dangerroom/tag/tarok-kalache/
  4. ^ Foust, Joshua (24 January 2011). "How Short-Term Thinking is Causing Long-Term Failure in Afghanistan". theatlantic.com.
  5. ^ http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/scorched-earth-tactic-in-afgahnistan-loses-hearts-and-minds-in-battle-with-taliban/story-e6frg6so-1225993440160

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 31°41′59″N 65°39′40″E / 31.69972°N 65.66111°E / 31.69972; 65.66111