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KABUL, Afghanistan – A combined Afghan and International Security Assistance Force patrol killed numerous insurgents during multiple engagements while conducting a combined patrol in the Ghaziabad District of Kunar province Nov. 30.

When the patrol received small-arms fire, they positively identified the insurgent firing positions and returned fire.

While continuing to receive fire, they called for artillery and close air support who engaged the insurgent firing positions.

Initial reports indicate approximately 20 insurgents were killed in the engagement, with no civilian casualties.


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Date Taken:11.30.2010

Date Posted:11.29.2010 21:20

Location:KABUL, AFGlobe

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