Afghan, Coalition forces kill 20 militants in Helmand Province

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Approximately 20 anti-Coalition militants
were killed early this morning in Helmand Province during an Afghan and
Coalition forces operation to deter hostile activities in the area.
Acting on credible intelligence sources, Afghan and Coalition forces made their way to Reeg District where extremist forces were hiding said in a statement released by Coalition forces today.

During the course of operations, the combined force came under attack by anti-Coalition militants using automatic and small-arms weapons.

Precision munitions and small-arms fire were used to suppress the attacks, killing more than 20 combatants.

There were no indications of deaths or injuries to non-combatants.
During the course of operations damage occurred to the buildings the militants fired from at Afghan and Coalition forces.

Bilal Basharat

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