Afghan soldiers take over new patrol base
Nearly 300 members of the Afghan National Army have taken command of a new patrol base in Lashkar Gah district, Helmand province, built with the assistance of UK forces.
Patrol Base Jahan Zeb, which was built by Afghan contractors over four months, has been officially handed over to 280 warriors of the 4th Kandak, 3rd Brigade, 215 Corps of the Afghan National Army (ANA).
Lieutenant Colonel Ian Mortimer, Commanding Officer of The Queen’s Royal Hussars Battle Group, officially transferred command of the base to Lieutenant Colonel Abdullah Karem Khan, commanding officer of the Kandak, during a short ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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