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A wounded civilian - struck in the head by shrapnel from an Taliban RPG fired at troopers from Charlie Co. 1st Battalion 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division in Zhari District, Kandahar, Afghanistan - waits to be medevaced by air after it became apparent that he had received a significant concussion and was periodically on the verge of  losing consciousness. The violently contested district sits astride the strategically Highway 1 ringroad between Kandahar and Lashkar Gah and is seen by some as the birthplace of the Taliban movement.