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Weapons cache discovered, destroyed in Helmand

Coalition forces seized a weapons cache on April 3 in Garmsir District, Helmand province, during an operation targeting a Taliban insurgent associated with weapons facilitations operations. The items were destroyed to prevent their use by extremist forces and protect innocent civilians from inadvertent harm.



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Date Taken:04.03.2008

Date Posted:04.10.2008 17:49

Photo ID:83757

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