The BBC's Ian Pannell in Afghanistan
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British troops' Afghanistan mission going 'very well'

Day three of Operation Tor Shezada in Afghanistan has seen British troops continuing foot patrols with the Afghan National Army.

The Ministry of Defence says the offensive, aimed at flushing out militants and clearing out Taliban compounds in the area around Saidabad, is going "very well".

The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Helmand, where he is embedded with the Brigade Reconnaisance Force.

  • 01 Aug 2010
  • From the section UK