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Escalation of Force
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D1 140513Z TF Bushmaster ROE Escalation 1LN KIA (mod)
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At 0513Z TF Bushmaster reported a jingle truck rushed their convoy 35km NW of Spin Buldak. The Bushmaster element engaged the vehicle and killed the driver. ANP assistance requested. Event closed at 0528Z. - ANP set up a road block at an intersection approx 200m in front of the convoy - A JINGA truck approached the RB, accelerated, went off the road to drive around the RB and entered the road coming in the direction of CJSOTF - CJSOTF attempted to wave off the truck which did not respond. - CJSOTF fired two rounds into the engine. - One round ricocheted into the cab, hit the driver in the arm and exited in his back. Driver died of wounds shortly afterwards - The ANP secured the truck and the TC for questioning. - Nothing was found on the truck when it was searched. - CJSOTF called the ANP to follow up and collaborate the story - ANP agree with everything reported by CJSOTF - ANP believe this might have been an attempt to test US / ANSF TTPs for future suicide attacks based on warnings found in night letters ISAF Tracking# 03-279.