12 May 2007

PR# 2007-368

ISAF destroys large Taliban weapons cache

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – ISAF soldiers, in cooperation with Afghan National Security Forces, investigated a possible Taliban extremist compound in central Helmand province May 11.  The compound turned out to be a large weapons cache.

When troops arrived at the suspected location, they were fired upon by Taliban extremist forces.  ISAF returned fire and made a precision attack on the compound.  After a short period, most of the Taliban extremists fled the location.  

The weapons cache was destroyed after the compound had been secured.

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