Obama’s peace partners in Afghanistan kill two Marines, destroy six Harrier jump jets

Afghanistan air base attack kills 2 Ariz. Marines

Associated Press
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PHOENIX –  Two Marines assigned to the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Ariz., were killed during an insurgent attack on an air base in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the strike, saying it was staged to avenge an anti-Islamic film that insulted the Prophet Muhammad and also because Britain’s Prince Harry is serving at the base, the military disclosed Sunday.

Fourteen of the 15, well-armed attackers were killed and one was captured after they penetrated the perimeter of Camp Bastion and made it onto the flight line Friday, the military said.

The attackers destroyed six Harrier jump jets assigned to Yuma’s Marine Attack Squadron 211 and heavily damaged two others. The British air base is next to the Marines’ Camp Leatherneck in southern Afghanistan’s Helmand province…

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