January 24 2011
Both coalition and insurgents forces have stepped up efforts in Sangin district in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, the Los Angeles Times reports.
For the Taliban, the district represents a center of narcotics-trafficking and a strategic location for Western forces.
The insurgents use Sangin as a staging ground for attacks across Helmand and in neighboring Kandahar province, coalition military officials said.
NATO officials say they nearby Kajaki hydroelectric dam...
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