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Friday, 22 January 2010 14:00 By Qari Yusuf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Jan. 22 – In Helmand’s Gerishk district, three tanks of the British troops were eliminated by I.E.D’s blasts on Thursday. According to the report from the Helmand province, the incident took place in Sayedanu village of this district while the British soldiers were on a combat mission against the Mujahideen when their 3 tank fell pry to the mines planted by the Mujahideen. As a result, the enemy’s three tanks were destroyed killing the British soldiers inside. The report adds the explosions were followed by a direct firefight from the Mujahideen in which no Mujahids were harmed.
Friday, 22 January 2010 12:43 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
HELMAND, Jan. 22 – Some four Afghan soldiers were killed and a dozen injured in a landmine blast in Helmand’s Khansheen district on Thursday. The regional Mujahideen report a demining team of Afghan soldiers were trying to remove and neutralize a landmine planted in the Taghaz area of this district when another landmine set off killing and wounding a number of the soldiers including one of their demining engineers.
Friday, 22 January 2010 10:11 By Qari Yusouf Ahmadi
URUZGAN. Jan. 22 – About seven soldiers of the Afghan army were killed on Friday when their military vehicle encountered a land mine in the province’s Tarin Kowt town. The locals of the region say the vehicle got blown apart into pieces in the bombing, throwing the mutilated and torn pieces of their bodies around the vicinity in Bai Nawa area of this district.
Friday, 22 January 2010 09:33 By Qari Yusuf Ahmadi
ZABUL, Jan. 22 – At least seven soldiers of the coalition forces were on Thursday when one of their tanks was struck by the explosive devices blast in the provincial capitalKalat town. The report says the incident occurred in Kakarano Cheenah area of this town, in which the tank got smashed into into pieces and killing 7 foreign soldiers on board. According to the residents, the dead were carried away from the explosion scene while the struck tank remained burning on Kabul-Kandahar highway.