On Saturday morning, US aviation delivered bomb strikes on Kabul, Kandagar, Jalalabad and Gerat. For the first time since the commencement of the US military operation in Afghanistan on 7 October the city of Talukan, in the northern part of the country, was bombed. The night and day-time airraids on the Afghan capital were the most massive since the commencement of the anti-terrorist operation. For the first time a "carpet" bombardment method was applied: simultaneously 8 bombs were dropped on the Vazir Ahbar Khan residential district. In Gerat, strikes were delivered on the aerodrome, in Kandagar - on various military facilities. American aviation threw bombs on Taliban positions to the north of Kabul.