4 million bullets

January 14, 2008

The Ministry of Defence revises original figures of bullets used by British troops in Helmand province, Afghanistan. The real number, circa-4 million bullets, is almost double the original estimate,

“These new figures illustrate the intensity of fighting our troops face. It does call into question Des Browne’s judgment that the Taliban poses no strategic threat to the Government of Afghanistan,” [said Liam Fox, the shadow defence secretary] link



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