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RC-East operational update

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Afghan and coalition forces detained four insurgents and cleared 13 improvised explosive devices, and two insurgents died when their IED detonated prematurely, during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Nov. 19.

Ghazni province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared seven IEDs, one in Ghazni district, five in Giro district and one in Andar district.

Khowst province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared two IEDs, one in Manduzai district and one in Sabari district.

Afghan Uniformed Police and coalition forces detained an insurgent during an engagement in Manduzai district. The detained suspect was transferred to a base for questioning.

Kunar province
Afghan Local Police found and safely cleared an IED in Sarkani district.

Laghman province
Afghan Uniformed Police detained three insurgents during an engagement in Mehtar Lam district. The detained suspects were transferred to a base for questioning.

Logar province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared two IEDs, one in Baraki Barak district and one in Mohammad Aghah district.

Two insurgents died when their IED detonated prematurely in Pul-E Alam district.

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

Operations in RC-East are still ongoing.

Article by ISAF Joint Command