Sunday, 9 December 2012

British troops Royal Scots Borderers Regiment of Scotland and Afghan troops in Tufaan operation

OPERATION Tufaan or Storm was a large-scale Afghan planned and led operation to clear and secure an area of central Helmand, Afghanistan. It involved many hundreds of troops from the 3/215 Brigade of the Afghan National Army (ANA) and it was supported by The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (1 SCOTS) who are based in Edinburgh as part of 4th Mechanized Brigade (The Black Rats).
Soldiers from the 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland pausing to allow a patrol of Afghan warriors to pass during Op Tuufan in Helmand Province. (Copyright British MOD)

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