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A soldier from 1LANCS observes through the ACOG sight of his L85A2 rifle during a contact with the insurgents. Soldiers serving with the Combined Force Nad-e Ali Battlegroup have been involved in a dramatic push south into insurgent held territory to move Taliban fighters away from the population centres of the southern Nad-e-Ali district and establish new patrol bases. Units from the 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, The Royal Dragoon Guards, The Queens Royal Lancers, The First Battalion the Royal Regiment of Scotland, 21 Engineer Regiment, the Combined IED Taskforce, and Joint Helicopter Force, along with Afghan security…

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