CHRV

(redirected from Central Helmand River Valley)
AcronymDefinition
CHRVCentral Helmand River Valley (Afghanistan)
CHRVCommittee for Human Rights in Vietnam
CHRVCanadians Human Rights Voice (Scarborough, ON, Canada)
CHRVCape Henlopen Replacement Vessel (Rhode Island; University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System)
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Some 15,000 U.S., NATO and Afghan troops are facing some strong resistance from Taliban fighters in the Marjah and Nad Ali areas of the central Helmand River valley, slowed by snipers and hidden bombs.
However, there will be concerns about the effect that civilian casualties will have on the long-term aim of keeping Marjah, a town of about 80,000 people in the central Helmand River valley, out of the hands of the Taliban and drug traffickers.
The Light Dragoons trooper died in an explosion in Helmand Province on Tuesday while taking part in Operation Panchai Palang to clear the Taliban from the central Helmand river valley.
Trooper Whiteside was taking part in Operation Panchai Palang, a major assault against the Taliban in the central Helmand river valley ahead of next month's Afghan presidential election.
He had been taking part in the British-led Operation Panther's Claw to clear the Taliban from the central Helmand river valley when he was caught in an explosion.
consolidate, in the Central Helmand River Valley," and affirmed that "they're
US marines on Saturday led the charge on Marjah, a town of 80,000 in the central Helmand River valley controlled for years by the Taliban and drug traffickers.
He had been taking part in the Brit-ishled Operation Panther's Claw to clear the Taliban from the central Helmand river valley when he was caught last night in an explosion near the town of Gereshk.
The aim of the operation, dubbed Mushtarak (Together), is to drive Taliban from the area in the central Helmand River valley, where they have held sway with drug traffickers for at least two years.
The target area in the central Helmand River valley is said to be the source of much of the world's opium and a Taliban bastion.
Fighters there have exploited an irrigation system built in the 1950s with US aid aimed at turning the central Helmand River valley into Afghanistan's bread basket.
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