From the event

20 May 2008

PR# 2008-201

ISAF finds weapons cache near Shindand

KABUL, Afghanistan – ISAF’s Regional Command West Italian soldiers found several weapons in a village close to Shindand, 150 kilometres south of Herat recently.

The operation, conducted in cooperation with the Afghan National Army (ANA), led to the discovery of a weapons cache containing machine guns, automatic rifles, cartridges, a rocket launcher and rockets, grenades, anti-tank and anti-personnel mines, detonators and five kilograms of explosives.

The finding is the result of the continuous and significant collaboration with ANA and Afghan National Security Forces in the area.

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