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.
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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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