3 Jan 2007

PR# 2007-009

Insurgents defeated near Cahar Cineh

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army (ANA) and Coalition special operations forces engaged and defeated insurgents near Cahar Cineh in Uruzgan province yesterday. 

The ANA and Coalition troops observed insurgents placing improvised explosive devices (IEDs) along a road before moving to a nearby compound. An air strike and indirect fire were called in, resulting in the death of three insurgents. Three AK-47 automatic rifles were also recovered from the compound. 

There were no injuries to ANA or Coalition forces, nor to local civilians during this operation.

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