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2 ANA Troops, Multiple Insurgents Killed in Laghman
[Tolo News] Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and at least a dozen Islamic fascisti have been killed in a clash in the capital of eastern Laghman province, officials said Wednesday.

Laghman provincial front man Sarhadi Zewak said joint Afghan and NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
troop operations on Tuesday in parts of the capital Mehtar Lam resulted in the deaths of as many as 20 Islamic fascisti and two ANA soldiers, while 10 more Islamic fascisti were maimed.

The military operations ran from between 5:00AM to 2:30PM local time in the Armal, Pahlawan Baba, and Abu Zai areas of the capital, he added.

Isaf Joint Command confirmed one of the operations in the Abu Zai bridge area.

Spokesperson Maj. Martyn Crighton said a joint force including ANA troops, uniformed police and a small contingent of coalition troops were carrying out an operation when they came under attack from a large number of armed cut-thoats.

The security force responded "and in the course of that engagement, 12 enemy were killed, 28 were maimed, and two were tossed in the calaboose
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
. Two Afghan National Army soldiers were also killed," Crighton told TOLOnews.

Zewak said there were no civilian casualties in the operation.

On Wednesday, a Haqqani leader was captured in a joint Afghan and Isaf troops operation in eastern Khost province
... across the border from Miranshah, within commuting distance of Haqqani hangouts such as Datta Khel and probably within sight of Mordor. Khost is populated by six different tribes of Pashtuns, the largest probably being the Khostwal, from which it takes its name...
, according to an Isaf operations update.

"An Afghan and coalition security force jugged
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
a local Haqqani leader in Sabari district in eastern Khost province, today," Isaf said, adding that he was in charge of acquiring and distributing weapons and ammunition to Islamic fascisti throughout Khost. Several other Islamic fascisti were also captured.

...back at the buffalo wallow, Tex and his new-found Indian friend were preparing a little surprise for the bandidos...
two Islamic fascisti were killed and another was captured in a joint operation in northern Sar-e-Pul province, Isaf said.

It also said that it was confirmed on Wednesday by officials that one of the two Islamic fascisti killed on Sunday during a combined forces operation in Jaghatu district of Wardak province was Zubayr, a local cut-thoat leader who supplied weapons throughout the district.
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