Attack on Marjah.
David Guttenfelder/Associated Press
"U.S. Marines and Afghan troops launched their long-expected attack Saturday on the biggest Taliban-held town in the south, seeking to re-establish government control and undermine support for the militants in their southern heartland."
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Taliban plan to use "hit and run" tactics.
UPDATE: "We are going to take this place and take it very hard," Senior Nato official.