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A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division’€™s 1st Brigade Combat Team provides security to fellow paratroopers and Afghan National Security Forces following a May 17 firefight in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. The fields surrounding nearby Combat Outpost Giro remain a haven for insurgents. via “Got Ya Covered…” | Battleland |

Thai police say suspected insurgents kill student

PATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Police in Thailand say suspected insurgents trying to ambush an army bus missed their target and instead killed one high school student and wounded two others. Police Col. Tuandar Juthanant says the attackers detonated an explosive device on a rural road in southern Pattani province’s Yarang …

5 soldiers killed in Thailand’s violent south

PATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Police say suspected Muslim insurgents have killed five soldiers and severely wounded another in a roadside bombing in Thailand’s violence-plagued south. Pol. Col. Kong-att Suwannaka says the explosive device was buried on a road in Pattani province and was detonated Thursday as the soldiers were passing …