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Coalition forces recover a weapons cache consisting of a several AK-47 assault rifles, ammunition vests and associated ammunition during an operation April 1 in Helmand province, Afghanistan to disrupt militant operations.

By Combined Joint Task Force - 101
Combined Press Information Center

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – Coalition forces recently identified an extremist detained during an operation conducted April 1 to disrupt militant operations in Helmand province.

The extremist, identified as Hajji Abdullah was apprehended during an operation in the Kajiki District targeting Abdul Haq -- a Taliban sub-commander who was killed during the operation.

Abdullah, 45, was a weapons smuggler and militant transporter under the command of Abdul Haq. He was also known to use his residence as a safe house and storage for weapons. An ammo vest and several weapons were found in Abdullah's house and a vehicle parked outside.


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Date Taken:04.20.2008

Date Posted:04.25.2008 10:15

Location:BAGRAM AIR FIELD, AFGlobe

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