Soldiers from D Company of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, and officers from the Afghan National Police, are inserted into the area by two CH-47 Chinooks.
TALEBAN FLEE SCARED OF AFGHAN POLICE AND SCOTS TROOPS
An air insertion operation has been mounted by British soldiers and Afghan police, re-establishing government control in an area of Helmand province previously under heavy Taleban influence.
Operation ZAMARY KARGHA (Lion Falcon in English) saw soldiers from D Company of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, and officers from the Afghan National Police win over the local population and drive out insurgents in the area of Hoorzai.
Car bomber attacks foreign convoy in Afghanistan, five wounded
A Danish convoy belonging to the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan was attacked by a car bomber in the west of the capital Kabul on Sunday, injuring five civilians, Afghan security officials said.
There was no immediate confirmation from Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul.
A US Navy helicopter crashed on board a US aircraft carrier patrolling the Pacific on …