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4 SCOTS helps protect routes into Lashkar Gah

July 29, 2011

Highlander Mark Mackenzie, 4 SCOTS, checks his sector while patrolling in Lashkar Gah District, Helmand province Since responsibility for security in the town of Lashkar Gah was taken over by Afghan forces last week, soldiers from The Highlanders, 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 SCOTS), alongside Afghan security forces, have been further strengthing security on the outskirts of the district.

In these areas, new police stations have been established and training is ongoing to establish Afghan Local Police (ALP) units. The ALP have been recruited from the community, and people who join have a vested interest in keeping their communities secure.

Continues at: mod.uk – 4 SCOTS helps protect routes into Lashkar Gah

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