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Taliban Insurgents Surrender to Afghan, Coalition Forces in Kandahar Sgt. Daniel P. Shook

A U.S. Army soldier with Special Operations Task Force - South provides security overwatch during the final hours of an operation to remove insurgents from Lam village, Khakrez District, Nov. 14, 2010, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Five Taliban insurgents, known to Afghan and Coalition forces as IED facilitators, financiers and trainers of insurgents, surrendered to a partnered force during an operation Nov. 14 in Lam Village, Khakrez District, Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

Afghan Commandos from 3rd Commando Kandak, combat advised by soldiers from Special Operations Task Force – South, detained the personnel during the operation and turned them over to Afghan National Police for further processing.

Discovered and destroyed on site was nearly 700 pounds of explosives making material found in one of the compounds.

No civilians were injured and no property damage was reported during the operation.


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Date Taken:11.14.2010

Date Posted:11.18.2010 00:57

Location:LAM VILLAGE, AF

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