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11/20/08: ANSF, Coalition forces treat more than 100 people in Helmand province

Release No: UNRELEASED Nov. 20, 2008 PRINT | E-MAIL

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Nov. 20, 2008

Release Number: 20082011-01 

ANSF, Coalition forces treat more than 100 people in Helmand province 

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security Forces and Coalition forces medical personnel provided treatment for 114 Afghan villagers in Nar Surkh district, Helmand province, Nov. 18.           

The medical professionals provided treatment for men, women and children for multiple ailments, including aches and pains, lacerations, dehydration and varying illnesses. The personnel also distributed much needed cold weather clothing to the people as they left the clinic.           

“This is another example of how ANSF are working to provide security and meet the needs of the Afghan people,” said Gen. Mohammed Azimi, Chief spokesperson for the Afghan Ministry of Defense.  

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Contact information: 

  • Ministry of Defense, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Press office telephone:  93 (0) 20 210 2742 

  • US Forces Afghanistan Public Affairs, office telephone:  93 (0) 799 51 2919