RC-East operational update | Jan. 14

ISAF Regional Command East
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Date: 01.13.2013
Posted: 01.13.2013 22:38
News ID: 100322

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.<br /> <br /> Ghazni province<br /> 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.<br /> <br /> Khowst province<br /> Afghan National Army soldiers and coalition forces found and safely cleared one IED in Sabari district.<br /> <br /> Nangarhar province<br /> Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared one IED in Chapahar district.<br /> <br /> Wardak province<br /> 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. <br /> <br /> Operations in RC-East are ongoing.