War on Terrorism

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Afghan, Coalition Forces Kill 13 Insurgents, Detain 6 Others


From an International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Release

BAGRAM, Afghanistan, April 19, 2012 – Afghan and coalition forces killed 13 insurgents and captured six suspects during operations in eastern Afghanistan yesterday, military officials reported.

-- A coalition airstrike killed 10 armed insurgents posing an immediate threat to nearby ground troops in the Sherzad district of Nangarhar province.

-- Another coalition airstrike killed three insurgents after ground troops received small-arms fire in Nangarhar province’s Khugyani district.

-- Afghan soldiers detained six suspected insurgents in Dand Patan.

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