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3 militants killed, IEDs cleared

3 militants killed, IEDs cleared

Feb 16, 2013 - 11:20

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Three insurgents were killed, three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) cleared and one suspect detained in eastern Afghanistaninfo-icon over the past 24 hours, the US military said on Saturday.

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 Pakistaninfo-icon border, Afghan forces found and safely cleared an IED in Shwak district.




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