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Friday, 05 February 2010 19:18 By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
KANDAHAR, Feb. 05 – A remote-controlled bomb on Friday killed five Canadian soldiers along with their trained dog in Zhari district of Kandahar province. According to the regional Mujahideen, the remote-controlled bomb detonated while the Canadian soldiers were trying to neutralize it which was powerful enough to throw parts of their bodies away across the fields in Laku Khel area of this district.
Friday, 05 February 2010 10:33 By Qari Yusuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Feb. 05 – The face-to-face fighting in Helmand, which has been in progress for the past three days, is still going on in Khush Hal village, Nad Ali district on Friday. As per the report from the Helmand province, the joint U.S-coalition-Afghan troops have gotten stuck in the area and they use airlift to move both troops and supplies into and out of the encircled areas where the Mujhaideen have laid landmines which have made it difficult for the enemy to move out of the site. The report adds a mine-clearing tank was last night struck by one of the planted landmines while on a mine clearance mission in the area, which is the fourth tank that has been targeted by the landmine blasts for the last three days.
Friday, 05 February 2010 10:53 By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Feb. 05 – At least three British soldiers were killed and another wounded on Thursday when a roadside bomb ripped in their foot patrol in Zangaliano area of Kajaki district, in Helmand province. A translator is said to have been among the dead.
Friday, 05 February 2010 18:59 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Feb. 05 – More than four British soldiers were killed and a dozen injured in an encounter with the Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate that had erupted in Babaji area of Lashkar Gah city, according to the report from Helmand province. Three Mujahideen were wounded, another embraced martyrdom during the fighting that lasted five hours, the report added.
Friday, 05 February 2010 20:17 By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Feb. 05 – On Friday, a deadly battle broke between the Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate and the British troops in the Musa Kala district, Helmand province. The fighting erupted earlier in the morning between Yateemchi and Lui Kariz areas of this district while the British soldiers were preparing to carry out offensive against the Mujahdieen. The Britons had hardly gotten out of their base when they came under the Mujahideen’s attack, inflicting fatal losses on the British forces whose details of casualties are not clear yet. Meantime, one of the Mujhids received injuries during the fighting.