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Afghan security forces clear Nangal Valley, Kunar

Afghan Border Police, Uniformed Police and Army commanders confer with their adviser team during the pre-dawn hours at a combined field command post during a recent operation to clear insurgent forces from the Nangal Valley in northern Kunar province, Afghanistan. The Afghan Security Forces captured several insurgents and weapons during the Afghan-planned and led operation Aug. 24, 2012.



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This work, Afghan security forces clear Nangal Valley, Kunar [Image 8 of 8], by MAJ Christopher Thomas, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.24.2012

Date Posted:08.28.2012 03:16

Photo ID:653028

VIRIN:120824-A-ED208-001

Resolution:3264x2448

Size:1.28 MB

Location:NANGAL, AF

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