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Suspected militants detained, IEDs cleared

Suspected militants detained, IEDs cleared

Feb 14, 2013 - 09:07

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Four suspected insurgents were detained and four improvised explosive devices (IEDs) cleared by Afghan and coalition in eastern Afghanistaninfo-icon, the US military said on Thursday.

The combined force discovered a weapons cache and arrested two suspected militants during a joint operation in the Chaparhar district of Nangarhar, a statement from the Bagram airbase said.

It added the cache contained 30 kilograms of homemade explosives, and the detainees were transferred to a base for questioning.

In Kapisa province, Afghan forces found and safely cleared two IEDs in Tagab district. Two IEDs were neutralised and two suspects detained during an operation in Sabari of Khost.


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