Islamic Emirate: 22 minions killed, 37 wounded in northern Jowzjan province

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JOWZJAN, Feb. 26 – Over 22 enemy soldiers have been killed and at least 37 others wounded in a series of Mujahideen attacks amid Operation Azm in northern Jowzjan province of Afghanistan over the last few days, Al-Emarah News says.

3 weeks ago a large convoy of tanks and armored fighting vehicles backed by aerial power was deployed in Qushtifa district of the mentioned province in a bid to launch offensive against Mujahideen stationed there, reports say, further adding that Dostum has also been participated in the operation for the past 4 days.

Our reporter says Mujahideen counterattacked the enemy offensive and pushed back its advance in different points of the district, chasing Dostum and his militia away.

As many as 22 puppets including key commanders are reported to have been killed and more than 37 others were wounded during the fighting, where 9 armored tanks were destroyed by IEDs and direct fire.

Mujahideen also took 3 enemy soldiers prisoners amid the operation in which Mujahideen captured from the enemy possession 1 DShK, a heavy vehicle mounted antiaircraft machine gun, 2 PK, heavy machine guns, 2 rocket propelled-grenades, 6 US-made M16 automatic machine guns, 3 Kalashnikovs, 2 mortar shelling cannons and a great deal of ammo and military equipment.

Three Mujahideen combatants are reported to have been wounded in the operation.

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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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