Islamic Emirate statement: Qalat city and peripheries under Mujahideen siege


ZABUL, Oct. 14 – For the past 2 days Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate have taken up positions along the main Kandahar-Kabul highway running through southern Zabul province, cutting off all traffic and setting up ambushes at multiple points in Sayed Jan, Zafar Khelo, Spina Ghbargi and Maghlezo areas of the capital; Tazi Rabat, Hassan Karez and Nawrak areas of Shahjoi as well as Hazartak area of Shahr-e-Safa district.

It is said that an enemy vehicle and 6 APCs were destroyed during yesterday’s clashes, killing and wounding tens of enemy troops and forcing the rest to flee towards their check posts in fear of their lives.

Mujahideen  also captured a truck packed with logistics meant to supply enemy forces, according to reports whereas Khado check post was also overrun by Mujahideen overnight in Shahr-e-Safa district in which 15 gunmen were killed.

2 Mujahideen were also injured by enemy return fire and another rewarded martyrdom (may Allah accept him).


Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights/WOT and is Executive Producer of the Oscar nominated, Incident in New Baghdad.  She is a Registered Mental Nurse with a Masters in Gender Culture and Development. Carol was awarded the ESRC, Michael Young Prize for Research 2009, and the COTT ‘Action = Life’ Human Rights Award’ for “upholding truth and justice”. She is also a survivor of US “collateral damage”.


About Carol Anne Grayson

Blogging for Humanity.... Campaigner/researcher global health/human rights/drones/WOT/insurgency Exec Producer of Oscar nominated documentary Incident in New Baghdad, currently filming on drones.
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