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Military operations in Afghanistan continue to clear the country of insurgents, IEDs



This news story was published on February 11, 2013.
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BAGRAM, Afghanistan – Afghan and coalition forces killed two insurgents, detained two and cleared four IEDs during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Feb. 9.

Additionally, Afghan National Security Forces discovered a weapons cache in Khowst Province and cleared an IED in Ghazni Province during operations Feb. 8, according to late reports.

Kapisa Province
Coalition forces and Afghan National Security Forces killed two insurgents during an operation near Tagab District.

Khowst Province
Coalition forces detained one insurgent in Gurbuz District. The detained insurgent was transferred to a base for questioning.

Afghan National Security Forces found and safely cleared an IED in Khowst District.

Afghan National Security Forces found and safely cleared an IED in Terezayi District.

Afghan National Security Forces discovered a weapons cache during an operation in Gurbuz District Feb. 8, according to late reports. The cache contained more than 300 kilograms of explosives, 40 hand grenades, 40 fuses, five small arms rifles, video cameras, hand-held radios and small arms ammunition.

Kunar Province
Afghan National Security Forces found and safely cleared an IED in Asadabad District.

Logar Province
Afghan National Security Forces detained one insurgent and safely cleared an IED in Pul-e Alam District. The insurgent was detained while emplacing an IED. The detained insurgent was transferred to a base for questioning.

Ghazni Province
Afghan National Security Forces found and safely cleared a bicycle rigged with explosives in a parking area of Ghazni City Feb. 8, according to late reports.

Operations in RC-East are ongoing.

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