September 9, 2006


Taliban in Panjwaii on verge of collapse: NATO (, Sep. 9 2006)

Insurgent fighters in a Taliban stronghold are being pounded by NATO forces and are on the verge of collapse, said the commander of Canadian forces in southern Afghanistan on Saturday.

Backed by U.S. and British air power, Canadian and Afghan troops took turns moving through former insurgent outposts in the Panjwaii region, where Taliban are engaging in a "last stand," according to Lt.-Col. Omer Lavoie

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 9, 2006 2:18 PM
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