HELMAND, Nov. 05 – Officials reporting from Sangin district say that at around midnight, Mujahideen launched coordinated attacks on 2 ANA check posts in Chughak area located close to the district bazaar.
The attack lasted for about 2 hours resulting in both check posts overrun, forcing the fleeing enemy to leave behind 26 corpses.
3 US machine guns, 19 US rifles, 2 RPG launchers, 2 mortar tubes, 2 comm. radios, 5000 small arms rounds and other equipment was seized in the successful operation while all praise belong to Allah alone, no Mujahideen were harmed.
This comes a night after Mujahideen dismantled 3 other check posts in the bazaar peripheries, destroying an APC and 3 vehicles as well as seizing a sizable amount of equipment.
Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights 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”.