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Coalition forces kill two insurgents and one civilian in Zabul

Release No: UNRELEASED Nov. 24, 2008 PRINT | E-MAIL

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November 23, 2008                                                                                        

Release Number 20082311-02a (update)  

Coalition forces kill two insurgents and one civilian in Zabul  

KABUL, Afghanistan – Coalition forces killed two armed militants, one female civilian, and provided medical care to four more civilians during an operation early Thursday morning, in Zabul province. 

The wounded male received medical treatment and was given solatia payment, while two other females were taken to ISAF Medical Facilities.  They also received solatia payments.  The incident is under investigation.  

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