FARAKHABAR: Forces Call For Air Support in Helmand Operation


Besides making progress in the ongoing operation in several districts of southern Helmand, the security forces have called for an air support to clear the areas from Taliban.

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The security forces however retreated to two kilometers in Marjah after the insurgents intensified their attacks on Saturday.

Embedded with the security forces, TOLOnews correspondent Tamim Hamid said reinforcementtroops were being deployed to parts of embattled Helmand.

The forces however stressed the need for air support and called on the central government to respond to their request.

The Helmand fighting has entered its 20th day. However, the insurgents have been driven out of Lashkargah and the fighting is limited to Marjah district.

In this episode of FaraKhabar, host Fawad Aman discusses prolonged Helmand war with the following guests:

• Nasima Neyazi, MP

• Dawlat Waziri, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defence

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