Below is a statement from the Afghan Taliban, which refers to itself as the "Islamic Emirate [state] of Afghanistan" (as it did in the 1990s). The statement is run without edits.
President Karzai during meeting with Gordon Brown comes under attack in Marjah
HELMAND, Mar. 07 - The reports from Helmand province indicate that the president Karzai during a meeting with the British prime minister held in the center of Marjah came under attack by Mujahideen, on later Sunday, on Mar. 07.
According to the details, 6 missiles landed in the surrounding areas of Lui Char Rahi in Marjah, causing the enemy deadly losses, however, there is no report to confirm the precise number of the casualties caused by the missiles attack.
Shortly after the incident, the combined outposts of the foreign and Afghan troops were attacked by the Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate in the same area , causing the enemy loss of life and injuries.
Qari Yousuf Ahmadi