TALIBAN PROPAGANDA WATCH (RC South) – 090105UTC Mar 10

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President Karzai during meeting with Gordon Brown comes under attack in Marjah

Sunday, 07 March 2010 15:34 By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Mar. 07 – The reports from Helmand province indicate that the president Karzai during a meeting with the British prime minister held in the center of Marjah came under attack by Mujahideen, on later Sunday, on Mar. 07. According to the details, 6 missiles landed in the surrounding areas of Lui Char Rahi in Marjah, causing the enemy deadly losses, however, there is no report to confirm the precise number of the casualties caused by the missiles attack. Shortly after the incident, the combined outposts of the foreign and Afghan troops were attacked by the Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate in the same area , causing the enemy loss of life and injuries.

Gun battles in Garmsir leave 2 coalition troops dead, 2 wounded

Sunday, 07 March 2010 15:48 By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Mar. 07 – Mujahideen, during an encounter with U.S-led coalition troops in Helmand’s Garmsir district, killed two coalition soldiers and injured another two on Sunday, Mar. 06. The report adds the face-to-face fighting erupted in Shah Wali Khan village in the outskirt of this district that lasted for over an hour, in which no Mujahideen’s casualty has been reported

Sangin Blasts kills 9 Britons, hurt eighteen

Sunday, 07 March 2010 16:40 By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Mar. 07 – As many as many as twenty seven British soldiers sustained losses of life and injures as a result of seven deadly blasts in Sangin district of Helmand province, on Sunday, Mar. 07.  The reports from the region state that a roadside bomb tore through a group of on-foot British soldiers near the main bazaar of this district that left at leas 2 Britons dead and another 3 terribly wounded, however, about 12 Britons were injured and 7 killed during the six detonations occurred in the Khananu village of this district, in the afternoon hours of Sunday. The helicopters have come three times to the area to airlift the dead and the wounded from the explosion sites, while the Mujahideen have recovered a weapon and some other important stuff left behind from the dead in the sites following the incidents, said the Mujahideen from the area. Some British officers are said to have been among the dead.

At least a dozen die as two U.S armored tanks hit by mine blasts in Washer district

Sunday, 07 March 2010 19:16 By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Mar. 07 -On later Sunday, two of the U.S military tanks traveling in the convoy were eliminate in the bombings midway to Shorab airfield in Washer district of Helmand province. Sunday’s bomb attacks that targeted the tanks killed at leas a dozen Americans traveling in the tanks who were later evacuated to the U.S base while the struck tanks were left behind at the site burning till later this day.

Number of U.S tanks destroyed in Marjah and other regions of Helmand stands at 8

Sunday, 07 March 2010 20:43 By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Mar. 07 – There are reports from Helmand province that the number of U.S tanks eliminated as a result of mine blasts in Marjah and other parts of Helmand has risen to eight pushing the American deaths toll to dozens throughout Saturday, Mar. 06. According to the details, at least a dozen of the U.S soldiers were killed as one of their tank traveling in the coalitions’ convoy in Marjah’s Sistani area was struck by a planted mine blast which was minutes later followed by another blast that tore apart a vehicle of Afghan soldiers leaving about 7 soldiers dead. Also Saturday, two straight blasts blast within moments of each other targeted a tank and a group of U.S soldiers walking to the explosion site to recover the dead from the struck tank, however the death toll in both incident is unclear yet. In another incident elsewhere in the province, a U.S tank was destroyed in a roadside bomb blast in Khanshin district. Furthermore, four of the U.S. tanks were destroyed in the roadside bombings in other parts of Marjah, Babaji and Gerisk district through Saturday which have pushed the number of the U.S. tanks destroyed in Helmand province to eight and their death toll to dozens. It is to be mentioned that these fatalities and losses came as Gordon Brown, the British prime minister visited Marjah to pay homage to the Britons killed in the Operation Moshtarak in Marja town of Helmand province.


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