TALIBAN PROPAGANDA WATCH (RC South) – 071135UTC Jan 10

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Response of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan to Banki Moon Assertions About Civilian Casualties PDF at non-terrorist site

…. (UN Secretary General) Bank Moon (sic) should once sneak a look at the Pentagon to see that two departments under the name of Psychological Warfare and Lies Fabrication Department are now part and parcel of the official organizational set-up of the ministry. The Psychological Warfare Department teaches troops to kill civilians in order to create shock and awe in their hearts so they submit to the troops without demur. Whereas the Department of Lies Fabrication instructs the soldiers to spread lies against the enemy in media and among the people so that they distance themselves from the enemy and nurture hatred against them. There is the secret of victory in doing so, it maintains. It is a matter of pondering whether Mr. Banki Moon is acting intentionally or unintentionally in favor of the above-mentioned departments. This is because he, sometimes, gives expression to words which does not suit his position and neutral status ….

More casualties inflicted on British forces

Wednesday, 06 January 2010 18:44 By Qari Yusuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Jan. 06 – The British and American forces have suffered heavy losses and casualties at the hands of the Mujahideen’s attacks and bombings throughout Wednesday and Tuesday in Helmand’s Nad Ali, Nawa and Sangeen districts. According to the Jihadic officials, Mujahideen targeted two British military tanks through RPGs on Wednesday, ending up hour-long confrontation with the British soldiers without causing any losses to the Muajhideen, however, the struck tanks were lying at the site till evening hours in “Welding Charahi” (cossroads) of Nad Ali district. In another news, a Mini Spy Plane of the U.S troops was shot down by Mujhideen that fell onto the ground immediately during a face-to-face fighting between the Mujahideen and the NATO forces breaking out following the Mujahideen’s throwing hand grenades at NATO foot patrol as a result of which a British soldier had been killed the latter wounded. The incident took place in the early noon hours of Wednesday in “Haji Abdullah village” located in No’wi area of Sangeen district.

3 NATO tanks damaged in Gerishk district

Wednesday, 06 January 2010 09:10 By Qari Yusuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Jan. 06 – Three NATO tanks were destroyed in Helmand’s Gerishk district on Monday. According to the details, there were fighting between the Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate and NATO forces continuing throughout Monday at the “Shoor” area of Gerishk district. Two NATO tanks were blown apart by roadside bombs during the engagement, the former was hit by IED in the morning hours of Monday, while the latter got struck in the afternoon hours, killing the enemy inside both tanks. However, two Mujahids were hurt during the face-to-face fighting. In another news, one of the NATO tanks, while en route to the center of Gerishk, encountered a land mine on Sunday ,in the same area that destroyed the tank completely.

5 NATO and Afghan soldiers killed in Nad Ali

Wednesday, 06 January 2010 14:33 By Qari Yusuf Ahmadi
HELMAD (sic), Jan. 06 – Five Afghan and NATO soldiers were killed on Tuesday evening during separate attacks in Helmand’s Nad Ali district. As per details, 3 soldiers were killed 2 wounded when a joint Afghan-NATO patrol encountered a land mine followed by an armed attack from Mujahideen, causing the enemy further losses. Likewise, at the same time on Tuesday, two Afghan soldiers were killed and 3 wounded in an ambush in Noorzo district of this province. No Mujahids were, however, harmed during these operations. likewise, one of the armored tanks of the NATO military convoy, en route to Garm Sir district’s center “Hazaar Juft” got struck by a roadside bomb on Tuesday, in Shamlan area of the Nawa district,destroying the tank with its soldiers killed. In a recent news, the Jihadic officials of this province say the U.S. inhuman invaders, at the late night of Jan. 06, raided a civilian,Noor Ali Aka’s house in Sistani area of Marjah district, killing an innocent youth as well as taking Noor Ali along with other 8 captive.

U.S. armored tank blown up in Garm Sir

Thursday, 07 January 2010 06:38 By Qari Yusuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Jan. 07 – At least a dozen U.S. soldiers were killed when a U.S. armored tank got exploded by an IED blast on Wednesday afternoon, in Helmand Garm Sir district. According to the report, the explosion took place as a military tank of recently-deployed 30000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan was hit by a land mine in Koshtah area of this district. As a result, the tank was destroyed, killing the recently-arrived U.S. soldiers on the spot.


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