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  Barai Ghar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Barai Ghar are a group of mountains in the southeast of the Zabul province, Afghanistan - 200 kilometres northeast of Kandahar.
It is in proximity to Ata Ghar and Shinkay mountains.
Topically, the region was used following the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan as a hiding place by some Taliban insurgents.
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 CTV.ca - Afghans fight Taliban near border with Pakistan- CTV News, Shows and Sports -- Canadian Television
— Afghan government soldiers were trying to flush out Taliban fighters believed to be regrouping in remote mountain peaks near the Pakistan border, army commander Mungal Khan said Wednesday.
A week of sporadic and at times intense fighting in Barai Ghar mountains, in the southeast corner of Zabul province, has left one soldier and a Taliban commander dead, he said.
Khan estimated that as many as 100 Taliban fighters were hiding in the mountains, considered a stronghold of the former Taliban regime, ousted by the U.S.-led coalition in 2001.
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Scores of Afghan soldiers came under attack in a remote mountainous region of southern Afghanistan, sparking a gun battle in which one Taliban commander was killed and two rebels were wounded, the Zabul provincial Governor, Hamidullah Khan Tokhi, said.
The clash occurred on Friday in the Barai Ghar mountains in Zabul province, northeast of Kandahar, where nearly 50 Taliban fighters are believed to be hiding, Mr.
Taliban forces used assault rifles and rocket launchers before retreating to a nearby area, taking the body of their commander.
www.hinduonnet.com /thehindu/thscrip/print.pl?file=2003063001241500.htm&date=2003/06/30/&prd=th&   (86 words)

  
 Karachi News
Long-range artillery was used from Tiarza and Zari Noor Brigade Headquarters targeting hideouts of foreign and tribal militants in the mountains.
The PAF warplanes also dropped bombs on the peaks of the forested Bosh Ghar mountain.
Reports said that intense fighting was underway between the security forces and militants who were hiding in the mountains on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border and using rockets, missiles, mortar shells and heavy machine-guns against the troops.
www.karachipage.com /news/Jul_04/072104.html   (1927 words)

  
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One day your eyes shall suddenly be opened, and you shall see: and the fetters of death will fall from you.
If the strings snap and the keys slacken, then to dust must this instrument of dust return: Kabîr says: "None but Brahma can evoke its melodies." XL I.
avadhû bhûle ko ghar lâwe He is dear to me indeed who can call back the wanderer to his home.
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 rogers glass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Riders like erguei Gontchar and Beloki also did not lose much time, so Armstrong might well have a harder fight ahead than the previous years.
The last stage before the mountains showed the usual pattern: Many attacks in the early part of the stage, then a group that managed to get away.
This time the group was relatively large, consisting of 10 riders.
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 The Cincinnati Post (Cincinnati, OH): TALIBAN MAY BE REGROUPING NEAR PAKISTAN.(News)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Afghan government soldiers were trying to flush out Taliban fighters believed to be regrouping in remote mountain peaks near the Pakistan border, army commander Mungal Khan said today.
Khan estimated that as many as 100 Taliban fighters were hiding in the mountains, considered a stronghold of the former Taliban regime, ousted by the U.S.-led...
highbeam.com /doc/1G1:104636086/TALIBAN+MAY+BE+REGROUPING+NEAR+...   (180 words)

  
 Rantburg: Tomorrow's news today!...
The six F-16s and their support personnel will be returning to Norway as planned at the beginning of April.
It was unclear what the slain man was targeting.
Yemeni special counterterrorism forces are still mopping up the mountainous area of Huttat, 120 km north east of Aden governorate, hunting for over 40 affiliates of the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army (AAIA) who fled after the government forces stormed the rugged area last week where some 80 militants were camping.
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 Rantburg: Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Blogs of War...
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The assault was part of Operation Mountain Thrust, an anti-Taliban offensive involving more than 10,000 U.S.-led troops.
Coalition forces will remain in Sangin until the Taliban threat has been wiped out and Afghan authorities can reach out to impoverished residents to promote reconstruction efforts, Lundy said.
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