News: Two suspected insurgents captured by Afghan and coalition forces in Logar
KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan and coalition security forces detained two suspected insurgents in Logar province last night during offensive clearing operations.
The first security force targeted a series of compounds in the village of Mollakay in Charkh district and Afghan forces used a loudspeaker to call for all occupants to peacefully exit each compound. After questioning the residents, the security force detained one suspected insurgent for further questioning.
A second security force targeted several tents and buildings in a remote area in Kharwar district. Afghan forces used a loudspeaker to call for all occupants to peacefully identify themselves to the security force. After questioning everyone present, the security force detained one suspected insurgent for further questioning.
No shots were fired and the women and children were protected throughout the search.
“These clearing operations are bearing fruit and will continue,” said Col. Rafael Torres, ISAF Joint Command Combined Joint Operations Center director. “The ANSF with coalition forces are risking their lives combating the enemies of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, so that peace and stability can be enjoyed here. The insurgents bring only death and destruction.”
Date Posted:07.25.2010 04:03
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