Amid apprehensions of spillover of extremism from Afghanistan into Central Asia and Eurasia, member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization kicked off special drills in Tajikistan near the Afghan border, the post-Soviet security bloc stated.
The crew doors were open so miniguns could fire, making the cabin freezing cold. To avoid Taliban antiaircraft sites, circuitous flight route cut due east into Tajikistan, passing south of 15,000-foot-high peak Khazret Sultan on border, skirting Tajik capital of Dushanbe - 17
The night of Oct 16/17, 2001 was clear and moonlit. Flying east toward Tajikistan, the trio of helicopters had to thread their way through an 8,000-foothigh pass in the Baisun-Tau mountain range, nicknamed “the Bear” because of its shape. - 16
Another plan had been to swim across the Amu Darya from Uzbekistan and be met on Afghan side by smuggler who would drive the team to Dostum. Instead, two MH-60Ls would transport them fm. crumbling former Soviet air base of K2 in SE Uzbekistan via Tajikistan to n.Afghanistan - 4
The head of Tajikistan’s State Committee for National Security told members of the Commonwealth of Independent States that 15,000 Afghan refugees have entered Tajikistan since August. What comes next:
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