IJC Operational Update, Feb. 19
By SOF Editor on Fri, 02/19/2010 - 2:14pm
An 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.