Islamic Emirate: 23 killed as key post overrun in Gerishk, 2 vehicles destroyed

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HELMAND, Jan. 13 – At around 03:00am local time today, Mujahideen launched coordinated attacks on 3 strategic enemy check posts located in Gerishk district’s Da Adam Khan region.

The attack in which heavy and light weapons were used lasted for about one and a half hours during which one check post was overrun, 23 Arbaki militiamen killed and many others wounded as well as 2 PKMs, 6 rifles, RPG launcher with 8 rounds, mortar tube, 4 boxes ammunition and a sizable amount of other equipment was seized.

Officials say that more police arriving at the scene this morning were also ambushed, causing the enemy further losses as well as completely destroying an APC and a pickup truck.

2 Mujahideen were also reported injured in the operation and 2 others martyred (may Allah accept them).

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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 http://www.esrc.ac.uk/ESRCInfoCentre/PO/experts/Health_and_Wellbeing.aspx Exec Producer of Oscar nominated documentary Incident in New Baghdad, currently filming on drones.
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