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Re: [alpha] INSIGHT - PAKISTAN - Sequence of events in NATO attack - PK001

Released on 2012-02-29 23:00 GMT

Email-ID 199603
Date 2011-12-02 04:52:00
What does 'embrace shahadat' mean?


From: "Kamran Bokhari"
To: "Alpha List"
Sent: Friday, 2 December, 2011 12:41:57 PM
Subject: [alpha] INSIGHT - PAKISTAN - Sequence of events in NATO attack
- PK001

From colonel source at army headquarters


A* 15-30 minutes after midnight 2-3 helicopters appeared and
started engaging Volcano Post ; communication broke down

A* Boulder Post engaged helicopters with 12.7 mm Anti Aircraft
guns and all available weapons

A* Helicopters engaged Boulder post and communication with both
the posts broke down

A* Because the communication had broken down, Company Commander
Major Mujahid moved from Company headquarters to assess the situation and
embraced shahadat as he reached the Boulder Post

A* All channels (Coordination Mechanism) activated

A* Confirmation received that helicopters had pulled back by
about 0105 hours

A* Since both the posts (Volcano and Boulder) were out of
communication, commanding officer ordered neighbouring companyA*s company
commander (Major Mustafa) to reinforce Boulder Post

A* This reinforcement got pinned down due to re-engagement by

A* 26 air burst rounds of artillery were fired by own troops
against the helicopters

A* Engagement from both sides lasted, intermittently till
approximately 0215 hours

A* The magnitude of the incident only transpired at day break

A* Corps Commander landed at the posts early morning


Chris Farnham
Senior Watch Officer, STRATFOR
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