News: Afghan, coalition force conducts clearing operation in Kunar
KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan and coalition security force detained several insurgents and killed two during a deliberate clearing operation in Kunar overnight.
Recent reporting led the security force to target a series of compounds in the village of Ghaziabad in Nurgal district. When they arrived at the scene, the security force immediately received enemy fire. Coalition force responded, killing two insurgents.
Afghan forces used a loudspeaker to call for all occupants to exit the buildings peacefully and then secured the compounds.
After questioning all the residents, the security force detained several insurgents.
The security force also discovered and destroyed multiple weapons and more than a thousand rounds of AK-47 ammunition.
The assault force protected the women and children throughout the search.