01/11/2011 01:19 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Operation Omaid Caused $100 Million Worth Of Damage In Afghanistan, Says Karzai

KABUL (AFP) -- A major coalition military operation under way in Kandahar has caused about $100 million worth of damage to property in Afghanistan's volatile southern province, a government delegation said Tuesday.

President Hamid Karzai dispatched a delegation led by one of his advisers to assess damage caused by Operation Omaid, which started in April and aims to root out the Taliban in one of its traditional heartland areas.

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