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Posted on Tuesday 29th May

Breaking News: Nato-led forces claim to have killed one of the most senior al-Qaeda figures in a weekend air strike in Afghanistan.

Nato have described Saudi-born Sakhar al-Taifi as the group's second-most senior figure in Afghanistan, responsible for commanding foreign insurgents and attacks against coalition and Afghan forces.

Taliban sources in Kunar are denying that he was killed and claim he left the area three months ago.

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The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland Battle Group deployed on Op HERRICK 10 to Afghanistan for six months during the summer of 2009. Its role was that of Aviation Assault Battle Group and its main task was raiding into insurgent-held areas in both Helmand and Kandahar Provinces. The Battle Group was dubbed the 'flying squad' by the media as it took the fight to the Taliban with aggressive helicopter assaults. The… Read more...


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