Media report say waves of U-S helicopters are landing hundreds of American soldiers at an airfield near Kandahar that was recently captured by anti-Taleban tribal fighters.
The reports say there is heightened U-S air activity over the city. They also say the some of the larger helicopters are bringing in armored vehicles.
Kandahar is the last stronghold of the Taleban. Sunday, leaders of tribes opposed to the Taleban said their forces had cut the main road between Kandahar and the border with Pakistan.