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The final tally for Operation Jaws in Kajaki, Afghanistan: 50 dead Taliban, 0 dead Marines.

The final tally for Operation Jaws in Kajaki, Afghanistan: 50 dead Taliban, 0 dead Marines.

Marines attack insurgents in Zamindawar area of Afghanistan June 13th, 2012 | Afghanistan Infantry Kajaki Weapons | Posted by Dan Lamothe Tweet An M1A1 Abrams tank roars into position during a May 27 firefight in Zamindawar, Afghanistan. The movement was part Operation Jaws, an effort by 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, to improve security in a troublesome section of Helmand province. (Photo by Cpl. Timothy Lenzo) It was a matter of time. Marines in Afghanistan recently launched Operation Jaws, an effort to root out the Taliban in Zamindawar, an area of northern Helmand province that has been a hotbed for insurgent activity. The operation was headed by 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, out of Camp Pendleton, Calif., and ran from May 25 to June 9, according to this new Marine Corps news release . They targeted an area of Kajaki district that I wrote about several times while embedded ...

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