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Marines hunt Taliban hiding in tunnels

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/04/marine-helmand-province-afghanistan-deployment-kajaki-raids-042912/ Marines hunt Taliban hiding in tunnels By Dan Lamothe - [email protected] Posted : Sunday Apr 29, 2012 15:54:10 EDT OBSERVATION POST SHRINE, Afghanistan — Under cover of darkness, the Marines stalked their enemy, looking to pick a fight. From this small hilltop outpost in Helmand province’s Kajaki district, infantrymen with 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, out of Camp Lejeune, N.C., peered at the network of fields, dusty roads and deserted buildings composing Zamindawar, a hostile region home to an elaborate network of irrigation tunnels connected by deep holes known as karezes. “The Shrine,” as this outpost is known, has seen more firefights than any Marine position in Kajaki over the past few months, but there would be no trading lead with insurgents the nigh...

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