Afghanistan update for June 11 2010
An Afghan-international security force detained several individuals suspected of insurgent activity in Logar province last night.
The individuals were detained as the combined force searched a compound in Padkhvab-e Shaneh, Pul-e â€˜Alam district, after intelligence information revealed militant activity.
Another Afghan-international force used aircraft and ground forces to stop two vehicles and detained multiple individuals suspected of insurgent activity in Zabul province yesterday.
The security force was pursuing a Taliban commander in the village of Zakuri, Shah Joy district, after intelligence information revealed insurgent activity.
The vehicles were stopped without incident, and several women and children in the vehicles were protected.
Individuals suspected of insurgent activity were detained by a separate Afghan-international force in Zabul province yesterday.
The combined force detained two suspected insurgents while searching a compound in the village of Jonubi Garay, Shah Joy district, after intelligence information found insurgent activity.
No shots were fired and no one was harmed during the above operations.
An Afghan-international security force found a large amount of explosives and detained an individual suspected of insurgent activity in Kandahar province last night.
The security force searched a series of compounds near the village of Zarif Kheyl, Zharay district, after intelligence information verified militant activity.
A Russian-made anti-aircraft weapon, several artillery rounds used for making improvised explosive devices, completed IED’s and automatic rifles were found.
A number of insurgents were killed and large weapons caches were found by a separate Afghan-international security force during a two-day clearing operation that ended in Khost province last night.
The operation took place southwest of Kowte Kheyl, Shamul district, after intelligence reports confirmed insurgent activity in an area known for extensive Haqqani network involvement and facilitation.
The security force came under fire several times over the course of the operation and returned fire, killing a number of insurgents.
Several of the insurgent strongholds were mined with IED’s and precision air strikes were used to eliminate weapon storage areas. The security force also recovered multiple rocket propelled grenades, mortar rounds, hand grenades, automatic rifles and IED components.
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