03 May. 2008

PR# 2008-177

ISAF discovers 4 weapon caches during Helmand operations


KABUL, Afghanistan – Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and the British forces of Task Force Helmand discovered four arms caches which contained land mines, rocket-propelled grenades, improvised explosive device (IED) making materials and mortars during continuing operations in southern Helmand province.

ISAF forces are conducting operations in the area to secure routes through the district to enable the extension of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

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