3 militants killed, IEDs cleared
Coalition forces killed three militants and safely cleared an IED during an engagement in the Mandozai district of Khost province, a statement from the Bagram airbase said.
Afghan security personnel defused a similar device in Terazai district of the same province, it said, adding that US-led troops detained a suspected fighter in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of Logar.
During an operation in Paktia province near the Pakistan border, Afghan forces found and safely cleared an IED in Shwak district.
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