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    Afghan, coalition forces begin clearing operation in Helmand

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    10.30.2010

    Courtesy Story

    ISAF Joint Command

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan National Security and International Security Assistance Forces, commenced a clearing operation in the southern Helmand province town of Bahram Chah Saturday.

    The area is a Taliban command and control area that consists of narcotics trafficking, weapons and ammunition storage, improvised explosive device factories, and foreign fighter training areas, according to Regional Command Southwest officials.

    Afghan and coalition forces are working together to remove the enemies’ transhipment center for fighters, weapons, and IED-making material.

    The operation will strengthen the counter-insurgency efforts throughout Helmand province, according to RC-Southwest officials.

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    Date Taken: 10.30.2010
    Date Posted: 10.30.2010 08:01
    Story ID: 59121
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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