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An Australian Special Operations Task Group soldiers observing the valley during the Shah Wali Kot Offensive.

Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) partnered with Australian Special Forces from the Special Operations Task Group conducted a deliberate operation to clear a Taliban insurgent stronghold in the Shah Wali Kot region of northern Kandahar province.The Shah Wali Kot Offensive comprised synchronised and deliberate clearance operations involving Australian Commandos combined with a number of surgical helicopter-born assaults from Special Air Service (SAS) troops on key targets.

(Photo by Corporal Raymond Vance, Australian Government Department of Defence)

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