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Afganistan British Forces in Sangin Valley

29/06/07..Sangin Valley, Helmand, Afghanistan..Soldiers from A Company 1 Battalion Royal Anglians, known as 'The Vikings' move along a ditch as other members of their unit provide covering fire whilst conducting operations against the Taliban in the Sangin Valley, Helmand province, Afghanistan on the 29th June 2007...The soldiers made a Tactical Advance to Battle over night carrying just food, water and ammunition. At first light they moved on their objectives; a series of compounds, orchards and paddy fields. During the day they exchanged fire with the enemy on a number of occasions. 13 Taliban were killed, 1 British soldier and 3 Afghan troops were wounded.

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29/06/07..Sangin Valley, Helmand, Afghanistan..Soldiers from A Company 1 Battalion Royal Anglians, known as 'The Vikings' move along a ditch as other members of their unit provide covering fire whilst conducting operations against the Taliban in the Sangin Valley, Helmand province, Afghanistan on the 29th June 2007...The soldiers made a Tactical Advance to Battle over night carrying just food, water and ammunition. At first light they moved on their objectives; a series of compounds, orchards and paddy fields. During the day they exchanged fire with the enemy on a number of occasions. 13 Taliban were killed, 1 British soldier and 3 Afghan troops were wounded.