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NEWS | April 14, 2008

Afghan, Coalition troops continue to neutralize Taliban

By None , CJTF-101

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (April 15, 2008) – Several insurgents were killed by Afghan National Army and Coalition forces during a reconnaissance patrol, April 10, near Aminah Kalay, Zabul province. A group of insurgents attempted to ambush the patrol using small arms. 

The ANA returned small-arms and heavy machine-gun fire. During the attack, several insurgents were spotted relocating to a secondary position in an attempt to flank friendly forces. 

The ANA identified the enemy fighting position, engaged with small arms fire and called in close-air support, eliminating the enemy threat and destroying four motorcycles and three trucks.