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RC-East operational update

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Afghan and coalition forces killed two insurgents, detained one, located a weapons cache and cleared five improvised explosive devices during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Oct. 23.

Ghazni province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared two IEDs, one in Ghazni district and one in Qarah Bagh district.

Kapisa province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared an IED in Nejrab district.

Khowst province
Afghan Border Police and coalition forces discovered a weapons cache in Terezayi district. The cache contained three five-gallon jugs of homemade explosives.

Laghman province
Afghan National Army soldiers and coalition forces killed two insurgents during engagements in Mehtar Lam district.

Paktya province
Afghan National Army soldiers and coalition forces found and safely cleared an IED in Zurmat district.

Wardak province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared an IED in Sayyidabad district.

Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces detained an insurgent during an engagement in Sayyidabad district. The detained suspect was transferred to a base for questioning.

Operations in RC-East are still ongoing.

Article by ISAF Joint Command