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Daily Life - 03 Aug 2009
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An Afghan National Policeman returns to his base after a patrol came under fire in the Taliban stronghold of Kolk in Zhari district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, November 15, 2007. A joint Canadian-Afghan patrol came under fire on Thursday and the Canadian gunner of an armoured vehicle stationed nearby said he killed up to five attackers. No bodies were found when the patrol conducted a search 30 minutes after clash. Insurgents usually remove the bodies of their dead from the battlefield. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (AFGHANISTAN)