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    Afghan Security Forces seize weapons, explosive devices in Paktika

    PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan— Afghan security forces seized insurgent weapons and improvised explosive devices during a presence patrol in Orgun district, Paktika province, March 13.

    An Afghan Village Response Unit commander said his unit engineers breached a small, subterranean room and discovered four IEDs, 200 IED fuses, two rocket propelled grenades launchers, 14 rocket propelled grenades, a SPG-9 Russian made anti-tank recoilless rifle, seven 82 millimeter mortar rounds and a Russian made heavy machine gun along with an unknown quantity of explosive material.

    The VRU also destroyed the IEDs onsite.

    The Afghan led operation included coalition adviser participation.

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    Date Taken: 03.13.2014
    Date Posted: 03.15.2014 05:06
    Story ID: 122059
    Location: PAKTIKA PROVINCE, AF 

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