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Roadside bombing kills 5 Afghan soldiers
Wednesday, 03 February 2010 19:54 By Zabihullah Mujahid
HELMAND, Feb. 03 – About 5 Afghan soldiers were killed Wednesday in Helmand when a roadside bomb struck the lead vehicle while a convoy of four military vehicles was heading for a nearby outpost in Sheen Ghazian area of the Sangin district. However, an officer of the Afghan army, who had been the main target of the bombing, was, too, traveling in this convoy but there is no report on whether he was killed or wounded.
Remote-controlled bombings in Helmand kill 3 British troops, 1 translator, 2 trained dogs
Wednesday, 03 February 2010 14:34 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Feb. 03 -In the earlier evening hours of Wednesday, a remote-controlled bomb in Helamnd Killed 1 British soldiers along with their two trained dogs while on demining operation in Gharagi area of Sarwaan Kala in Sangeen district. Also Wednesday, at least 2 Britons and one of their translators were killed while on patrol mission in Gharagi area of Sangeen district when their tank was hit by a remote-controlled bomb in the later morning.
Two British troops killed, some injured in clashes with Mujahideen in Helmand
Wednesday, 03 February 2010 15:02 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
Helmand, Feb. 03 – On Later Wednesday, Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate killed at least two Britons and wounded a few in a clash with British who were backed by Afghan forces which had erupted following Mujahideen offensive in Helmand’s Musa Kala district. The joint British-Afghan forces were forced to retreat after suffering the above casualties during a half-hour long battle that took place in Yateemchi area of this district.
British military tank exploded by roadside bomb in Helmand
Wednesday, 03 February 2010 19:29 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Feb. 03 – On earlier Wednesday, a British tank struck a landmine in Helmand while going over a bridge in Jazi Mandah area of Now Zad district, killing or wounding the Britons on board. The explosion was followed by an attack from the Mujahideen causing more losses to the Britons. In another news, on Tuesday, the U.S helicopters, on the road leading to Gerishk district near Haji Mirza gas station, intercepted civilian vehicles, after making a landing the U.S soldiers set fire to 2 vehicles taking 7 civilians as captives.
Blasts in Zabul blow up two U.S. tanks, kill 3 Americans
Wednesday, 03 February 2010 18:22 By Zabihullah Mujahid
Zabul, Feb. 03 – A remote-control bomb on Wednesday morning hit a NATO tank killing 3 foreign soldiers, likely to be Americans, and wounding another two in Shamalzu district of Zabul where at tank of the U.S forces had been struck by a landmine a day ago, on Tuesday. Also Wednesday, later in the morning a tank of the U.S troops was blown up in a blast in Barakzu area near Kalat city of Zabul province.