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News: RC-East operational update - Nov. 17

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BAGRAM, Afghanistan - Afghan and coalition forces killed seven insurgents, detained 10 and cleared five improvised explosive devices during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Nov. 16.

Ghazni province
Afghan National Army soldiers and coalition forces detained an insurgent during an engagement in Qarah Bagh district. The detained suspect was transferred to a base for questioning.

Khowst province
Afghan Uniformed Police and coalition forces detained two insurgents during an engagement in Khowst district. The detained suspects were transferred to a base for questioning.

Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared four IEDs, three in Khowst district and one in Sabari district.

Laghman province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces killed four insurgents, wounded two and detained two during an engagement in Mehtar Lam district. The wounded received medical care and were transferred, along with the detained, to a base for questioning.

Logar province
Afghan National Police and coalition forces detained an insurgent during an engagement in Muhammad Aghah district. The detained suspect was transferred to a base for questioning.

Paktika province
Afghan National Army soldiers detained two insurgents during an engagement in Sharan district. The detained suspects were transferred to a base for questioning.

Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces killed three insurgents during an engagement in Zerok district.

Paktiya province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared an IED in Dzadran district.


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Date Taken:11.16.2012

Date Posted:11.16.2012 20:58

Location:BAGRAM AIR FIELD, AFGlobe

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