Black Watch launch raid into Taliban territory to destroy drug and bomb factories Aug 10 2009 BATTLE-HARDENED Scots soldiers teamed up with Afghan troops to smash Taliban drugs and bomb factories at the weekend. And a Daily Record team were the only UK journalists to join in on The Black Watch's helicopter-borne assault. Several terrorists were killed during the operation, in which Â£1million worth of opium was seized and key insurgent leaders were arrested. The night-time operation was designed to destroy the Taliban's foothold in the so-called Valley of Death - Sangin Valley in southern Afghanistan... "It proves to the Taliban beyond any doubt that they have no safe havens even in the most remote, isolated places." "We can hit them at will wherever and whoever they are. http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/editors-choice/2009/08/10/black-watch-launch-raid-into-taliban-territory-to-destroy-drug-and-bomb-factories-86908-21586238/ From the Daily Record. Well done the Jocks!