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News: RC-East operational update - Nov. 22

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BAGRAM, Afghanistan - Afghan and coalition detained two insurgents, located a weapons cache and cleared six improvised explosive devices during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Nov. 21.

Ghazni Province
Afghan National Police and coalition forces found and safely cleared four IEDs in Khogani District.

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

Paktika Province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared two IEDs, one in Yahya Khel District and one in Giyan District.

Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces discovered a weapons cache in Sharan District. The cache contained four missiles, 16 mortar rounds, seven rocket-propelled grenades, ammunition, a remote control missile launcher and a pair of binoculars.

Operations in RC-East are still ongoing..


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Date Taken:11.21.2012

Date Posted:11.21.2012 20:05

Location:BAGRAM AIR FIELD, AFGlobe

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