27 Jul 2007

PR# 2007-577

Known Taliban successfully targeted

KABUL, Afghanistan – Based on information from a reliable source, Afghan National Security Forces, supported by their ISAF and Coalition partners, were able to conduct a successful operation against known Taliban in Helmand province.

Several Taliban are reported to have been killed in a very precise operation. There were no reported civilian casualties or damage.

“This operation follows a series of several blows against the Taliban command over the last few weeks,” said Lt. Col. Claudia Foss, ISAF spokesperson. “They are aimed at impacting the ability of the Taliban to plan and coordinate its attacks.”

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