BAGRAM, Afghanistan - Afghan and coalition forces detained five insurgents, located one weapons cache and cleared two improvised explosive devices during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Jan. 13.
Afghan Uniformed Police and coalition forces detained five insurgents during an engagement in Kwajah Omari district. The detained suspects were transferred to a base for questioning.
Afghan National Army soldiers and coalition forces found and safely cleared one IED in Sabari district.
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared one IED in Chapahar district.
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces discovered a weapons cache in Nerkh district. The cache contained small arms, ammunition, grenades and multiple items being used for IEDs.
Operations in RC-East are ongoing.