ANP stop rocket attack

Combined Joint Task Force - 82 PAO
Courtesy Story

Date: 10.11.2011
Posted: 10.13.2011 14:03
News ID: 78450

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - On Oct. 11, Afghan National Police observed an insurgent emplacing a 107mm rocket and pursued the insurgent, subsequently recovering the rocket.<br /> <br /> Aware that ANSF was approaching, the insurgent fled the scene. After arriving at the suspected location, the ANP were able to successfully confiscate the 107mm rocket. <br /> <br /> According to a U.S. report, the rocket was directed at Kandahar Airfield and had not been fully activated.<br /> <br /> The ANP secured the rocket and delivered it to the Dand District Headquarters.