16 July 2008

PR# 2008-325

ANA, ISAF destroy truck of explosives

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan National Army and ISAF soldiers destroyed a jingle truck carrying more than 400 pounds of illegal explosives in Paktika province on 15 June.

Afghan soldiers manning a border check point stopped a jingle truck that the soldiers believed was a vehicle IED. They detained the driver and secured the area, then discovered that the truck was carrying a large amount of explosives.

Shortly after the discovery, ISAF destroyed the truck and the munitions.

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