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TF SPARTAN (3 BCT) (10 MOUNTAIN)
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150230Z TF SPARTAN ENEMY PAX OBSERVED MOVING WEST OF THE NAJIL VPB (mod)
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150230Z 6-7x enemy pax were observed moving west (approximately 26km northwest of Mehtar Lam). CAS and CCA were diverted to support. CAS engaged the 6x enemy pax, and at 0525Z CCA confirmed 2x EKIA. CCA is continuing to scan for enemy pax. CCA and CAS broke station, and ISR remained on station with eyes on the strike site. 73 (Total) US/ANA pax conducted an AASLT to the strike site, and are beginning SSE ATT. 1108Z W/U 1st lift 1131Z W/D 1142Z W/U 2nd lift 1156Z W/D 1210Z W/U 3rd lift 1225Z W/D M/C (73 total pax have been inserted att) 1257Z: ANP are gathering villagers ATT. 2x KIA are in the village. Villagers are leading ANP to the 2 other KIA. 13:02Z: WD 9521 6270 2x bodies in village; WD 9623 6239 2x bodies where AH-64s engaged 2 PAX. 14:29Z: 1350z Blocking Positions consolidated at the mouth of the valley at XD 0062 6339. They are tactically questioning about 15 people exiting the valley. At 1600z they will return to VPB Najil. 15:01Z Villagers got to the bodies first. If they were armed, then the weapons were removed. Nothing on site. They acted like they wanted to be helpful, but I think they were trying to mislead US soldiers.This will be developed tomorrow. TF Iron Grays is staying overnight and will conduct Shuras tomorrow. 15:21 Butcher has established good Comms with our TOC. 4x PAX confirmed killed by Butcher element. One of them was a Mullah. Pictures have been taken.They will stay overnight at 42s WD 9618 6257.There is no CAS on location, but there is a JTAC with the element to coordinate anything needed. RTB due to icing. 1701Z TF Iron Gray Butcher element is at XD 962625 set up in a patrol base. They will RON.