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Afghan Militant Raid Reportedly Repelled


August 9, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- The U.S. military says its soldiers and jet fighters repelled a coordinated insurgency attack on a new U.S. base at Kamdesh in the eastern Afghan province of Nuristan.


The military says 18 militants were killed. There were no reports of U.S. casualties.

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