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Heavy fighting goes on in Marjah

Sunday, 28 March 2010 17:53 By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
HElMAND, Mar. 28 – There have been fierce clashes between Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate and the U.S-led coalition troops through much of Sunday, Mar. 28, 2010.  According to the report from Helmand province, the fighting unfolded in Ibadullah Qulf area of Marjah on Sunday morning, which was continuing till late afternoon hours of the day, causing the coalitions life and material losses, while two Mujahideen took injuries during the fighting.  In another news from the this province, elsewhere in Trikh Nawar area of Marjah, some five American and Afghan soldiers were killed or wounded in attack on their combined patrol, in early evening hours of Sunday.  Separately, on Saturday, at least two coalition soldiers were killed and another two badly wounded during an attack on the coalition soldiers while walking to their base in Wazir Char Rahi ( crossroads) OF Marjah.

U.S.-led coalition troops take deadly losses in Helmand

Sunday, 28 March 2010 21:51 By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Mar, 28 – The U.S-led coalition forces have suffered heavy causalities and fatalities in a series of Mujahideen’s attacks and bombings in Gerishk, Nowzad, Musa Kala and Nad Ali districts of Helmand and Lashkar Gah city, the capital of this province through Sunday, Mar. 28, 2010.  A blast, in the afternoon hours of the day, hit a U.S tank while traveling in a convoy of tanks, in Shoor area of Gerishk district, while almost at the same hours of the day, another tank of the U.S forces got struck by bomb detonated by remotely-controlled device in Muhammad Karez area of Nowzad district of Helmand.  According to the report both tanks were left wrecked in the bombings, killing or wounding the American soldiers and crew members.  In another incident, Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate, during an encounter that erupted following an attack from Mujahideen on the British military base, killed or wounded at least 4 Britons in Loi Karez area of Musa Kala district, on later Sunday morning.  Following the clash,a British tank got targeted by a mine blast in Kamshi area of Musa Kala district.  Also Sunday, one coalition soldier was killed with four others injured in a face-to-face fighting with Mujahideen in Babaji area of Lashkar Gah, the capital of the province.  Separately, Mujaideen, during an attack on the coalition foot patrol, Killed 2 coalition soldiers and wounded 4 others in Chanjir area of Nad Ali district of this province.  In another incident, in the early evening hours of Sunday, 6 Afghan and coalition soldiers sustained losses of life and injuries as their combined patrol got attacked by Mujahideen in Civic Gharbi area of Nad Ali. In a recent news from this province, Mujahideen killed 4 Afghan soldiers besides burring down their Bulldozer and took the weapons abandoned by those killed in the attack in Nawa district of this province.

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