News: RC-East operational update | Feb. 12
BAGRAM, Afghanistan - Afghan and coalition forces cleared three improvised explosive devices, discovered one weapons cache and detained eight suspected insurgents during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Feb. 11.
Afghan National Security Forces found and safely cleared two IEDs in Baraki Barak district.
Coalition forces found and safely cleared an IED in Gelan district.
Afghan and coalition forces discovered a weapons cache during an operation in Zurmat district. The cache contained 700 kilograms of homemade explosives, mortar rounds and IED making materials.
Afghan National Security Forces detained eight suspected insurgents following an IED attack in Khugyani district. The detained suspects were transferred to a base for questioning.
Operations in RC-East are ongoing.