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KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan and coalition security force discovered an insurgent bomb-making facility and seized more than 180 kilograms (400 pounds) of explosives during a security operation in Muqer district, Ghazni province, today.

During the search of the bomb-making facility, the security force also seized improvised explosive device components.

One suspected insurgent was detained by the security force during the operation.

The explosives were safely destroyed by the security force.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

North

An Afghan and coalition security force arrested the leader of a Taliban cell in Chimtal district, Balkh province, Friday. The Taliban leader and the group of insurgents under his control conducted attacks against Afghan security forces throughout the region. He was also responsible for attacks against civilian contractors and reconstruction projects in the province.

South

An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader in Now Zad district, Helmand province, Thursday. The leader controlled a group of insurgents that specialized in the building and emplacement of improvised explosive devices and suicide attacks.


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Date Taken:08.11.2012

Date Posted:08.11.2012 01:15

Location:KABUL, AFGlobe

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