RC-East operational update | Feb. 12

ISAF Regional Command East
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Date: 02.11.2013
Posted: 02.11.2013 22:36
News ID: 101825

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. <br /> <br /> Logar province<br /> Afghan National Security Forces found and safely cleared two IEDs in Baraki Barak district.<br /> <br /> Ghazni province<br /> Coalition forces found and safely cleared an IED in Gelan district.<br /> <br /> Paktya province<br /> 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. <br /> <br /> Nangarhar province<br /> 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.<br /> <br /> Operations in RC-East are ongoing.