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Three Separate Weapons Caches Discovered

Printer Friendly VersionPrinter Friendly VersionSend to a FriendSend to a FriendAn ANSF-led patrol found a large weapons cache after receiving a tip from a local resident in Wazah Khwah district, Paktika province yesterday [6 February]. The cache contained 54 artillery rounds, four mortar rounds and 18 fuses. The munitions were brought to a nearby forward operating base and are pending disposal by an explosive ordnance disposal team. A joint ANSF-ISAF patrol discovered more than 20 mortar rounds in Garm Ser district, Helmand province yesterday. An EOD team destroyed them on site. Another ANSF-ISAF patrol discovered 11 hand grenades and an RPG round in Kajaki district, Helmand province yesterday. The rounds were destroyed.