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IJC Operational Update, Feb. 19

Printer Friendly VersionPrinter Friendly VersionSend to a FriendSend to a FriendAn Afghan-international patrol found a weapons cache in the Nurgaram district of Nuristan province last night. The cache consisted of 12 107mm rockets, two rocket-propelled grenades and two 75mm recoilless rifle rounds. In the Garm Ser district of Helmand yesterday, an Afghan civilian told a joint patrol about a weapons cache buried in a field. The patrol found the cache containing 22 mortar rounds. Another Afghan-international security force in Garm Ser found a weapons cache yesterday containing 12 recoilless rifle rounds, eight mortar rounds, an illumination round and a weapons tripod. In the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand yesterday, a joint patrol with Operation Moshtarak found a cache containing 4.5 kilograms (10 lbs.) of rocket propellant, a pressure plate and two mortar rounds. Another Afghan-international security patrol in the same district received a tip from an Afghan civilian about a cache yesterday. The cache contained 20 pressure plates, command wires and explosives. An Afghan civilian led a joint patrol to a weapons cache in the Maidan Shahr district of Wardak province yesterday. The cache contained four 122mm rockets. All of the weapons found have or will be destroyed.