28 Jun '12, 11am

News: UK forces help Afghan community rebuild bridge

Village elders of Haji Said Mohammad approached their local council representatives for help to replace the bridge, as they now felt safe moving from their villages to the local market in Loy Mandeh. The local budget would not allow for the bridge in this financial year, so the councillors asked if the Military Stabilisation Support Team would be able to assist. Royal Navy Petty Officer Tim McCullagh was given the task of project supervisor and quickly contacted the village elders to see what help they required. Petty Officer McCullagh, attached to the Military Stabilisation Support Group, said: "While grateful for the offer of assistance, the village locals asked only for help in paying for the material. They felt that if they built the bridge it would send a clear message to the insurgents - they are not afraid anymore. "Afghans do not want just to be free of insurgent i...

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