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View towards Panjwayi District  
   

View towards Panjwayi District

The A10s pounded the area to the left of the hills and right in the centre of the photo. Our view from the roof was amazing with the planes firing right over our heads.
AFGHANISTAN - KANDAHAR FIGHTING HOTS UP

August 12th 2010
It's been quiet enough in Kandahar City for the last few weeks, perhaps a lull before the storm or a "Phony War", but according to reports in fact the time when the Coalition has been tightening the so-called "Ring of Steel" around the City as part of "Operation Hamkari". We've had the occasional "crack and thump". For the non-military, an AK round makes a "crack" as it goes overhead... the "thum ... read more
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Afghan Flag Afghanistan's recent history is a story of war and civil unrest. The Soviet Union invaded in 1979, but was forced to withdraw 10 years later by anti-Communist mujahidin forces. The Communist regime in Kabul collapsed in 1992. Fighting that subsequent... ... read more
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