Wounded Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers on board a Blackhawk UH-60A helicopter are transported to a local hospital during an air mission in Kandahar December 12, 2010 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. According to sources a large Improvised Explosive device (I.E.D) caused casualties amongst both U.S and A.N.A forces as well as over a dozen wounded. The horrible story can be read here. It appears that six US soldiers were killed. Tyler Hicks has an amazing slide-show of the horror here. This haunting image by Paula Bronstein /Getty Images.