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Special forces call in Sangin airstrikes in battle for key Afghan town | Daily Mail Online
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Special forces call in Sangin airstrikes in battle for key Afghan town | Daily Mail Online

Special forces have called in airstrikes as the battle continues for control over a key Afghan town where 106 British soldiers have been killed.At least two raids have been carried out in the Sangin district, where intense fighting has been raging for a week between Afghan troops and the Taliban.The latter reportedly took control of the town in the Helmand province earlier…

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