29 Apr. 2008

PR# 2008-168

ANA begins security operation in Zormat

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army (ANA) 2nd Brigade, 203rd ANA Corps discovered a weapons cache consisting of small-arms weapons and ammunition as they began security operations Sunday in southwest Paktya province. 

The mission, planned by 203rd ANA Corps, supported by ISAF, disrupted the recent upswing of insurgent activities in southwest Paktya.

The operation was launched in consultation with local officials and tribal elders of Zormat district. It will also pave the ground to implement humanitarian assistance, medical assistance, rehabilitation projects and National Solidarity program (NSP) projects.

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