Post via Islamic Emirate
HELMAND, Jan. 08 – Reports arriving from Marjah district say that on Thursday at around 04:00 pm local time, Mujahideen attacked 2 compounds taken over by hireling troops airdropped by helicopters several days earlier located near Loe Charahi area.
The attack resulted in Mujahideen overrunning a compound, killing 6 gunmen and forcing the rest to flee as well as seizing a RPG launcher with 7 rounds, a rifle and other equipment.
Meanwhile the troops that had entered Darab Charahi area located between the district center and Camp region with the aid of US-nato airpower 2 days earlier to try and reopen the main road were also engaged by Mujahideen last night.
Officials say that an enemy APC was destroyed in the ensuing clashes and the hirelings forced to flee while leaving behind the corpses of 3 comrades.
The entire area is once again under the complete control of Mujahideen.
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”.