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News: RC-East Jan. 31 operational update

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BAGRAM, Afghanistan - Afghan and coalition forces killed one insurgent, located two weapons caches and cleared eight improvised explosive devices during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Jan. 30.

Paktika province

Coalition forces found and safely cleared an IED in Sharan district.

Afghan National Army soldiers found and safely cleared two IEDs in Zerok district.

Paktya province

Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared an IED in Chamkani district.

Ghazni province

Afghan National Security Forces discovered an IED cache during an operation in Deh Yak district. The cache contained four remote controlled IEDs. Afghan National Army soldiers safely cleared all of the devices.

Coalition forces discovered a weapons cache during an operation in Ghazni district. The cache contained several dozen mortar rounds and barrels of an unknown substance.

Khowst province

Afghan and coalition forces killed one insurgent during an engagement in Nadir Shah Kot district.

Afghan and coalition forces found and safely cleared an IED in Nadir Shah Kot district.

Laghman province

Afghan National Army soldiers found and safely cleared three IEDs in Alishing district.

Operations in RC-East are ongoing.


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Date Taken:01.30.2013

Date Posted:01.30.2013 22:47

Location:BAGRAM, AFGlobe

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