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    IJC Operational Update, March 22



    Courtesy Story

    ISAF Joint Command

    KABUL, Afghanistan - An ISAF patrol found three 82mm mortar rounds in the Garm Ser District of Helmand province today. The mortars were destroyed by an explosive ordnance disposal team.

    A 9-year-old Afghan girl was treated by international forces after receiving shrapnel injuries during an insurgent attack on Forward Operating Base Bostick in Kunar yesterday.

    In Khowst province yesterday, international forces treated three Afghan children who were wounded during an insurgent attack. The children were evacuated to Khowst hospital after they were stabilized.

    In the Arghandab District of Kandahar province yesterday, an Afghan-international patrol found a cache containing six Russian-made rocket-propelled grenades and six Chinese-made RPGs. Two people were detained.

    In the Nad-e Ali District of Helmand yesterday, a joint force detained an insurgent and confiscated two AK-47 rifles and two vests containing ammunition. The patrol also found two containers of small-arms ammunition in the area near where the insurgent was detained.

    In the Daman District of Kandahar yesterday, an Afghan national police patrol found a 107mm Chinese-made rocket with wires attached. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal team rendered the device safe and will destroy it soon.

    An Afghan-international patrol in Kandahar yesterday found a half-buried artillery shell in a grape field. The device was destroyed by an EOD team.



    Date Taken: 03.22.2010
    Date Posted: 03.22.2010 06:55
    Story ID: 46985
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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