Marines hunt elusive foe in Helmand

Al Jazeera follows troops on a village "clearing" operation in southern Afghanistan.

    The marines of Golf Company in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province are on a dangerous mission.

    In the two months the Second Battalion has been deployed, over 10 per cent of its 180-man unit has been injured in roadside bomb attacks.

    Al Jazeera's Clayton Swisher follows a patrol on a village "clearing" operation aiming to locate bomb-making materials.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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