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RC-East operational update

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Afghan and coalition forces killed 12 insurgents, detained nine, located one weapons caches and cleared five improvised explosive devices during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Dec. 11.

Kapisa province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces killed 12 insurgents and detained one during an engagement in Tagab district. The detained insurgent was transferred to a base for questioning.

Khowst province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared one IED in Sabari district. Afghan and coalition forces also found and safely cleared one IED in Sambari district.

Kunar province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared two IEDs in Sar Kani district.

Logar province
Afghan National Army soldiers detained two insurgents during an engagement in Charkh district. The detained suspects were transferred to a base for questioning.

Paktika province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces detained six insurgents while investigating a weapons cache in Sar Rowzah district. The cache contained small arms and ammunition, suicide vests, grenades and one IED. The detained suspects were transferred to a base for questioning.

Parwan province
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared one IED in Maiden Shahr district.

Operations in RC-East are ongoing.

Article by ISAF Regional Command East