23 Aug. 2008
PR# 2008-424

Five IEDs discovered and destroyed in Paktika province

KABUL, Afghanistan – The Afghan National Army and International Security Assistance Forces discovered and destroyed five IEDs in the Orgun District of Paktika province August 22.

Afghan National Army soldiers discovered one IED along a main road, and while investigating the site discovered four more just down the road. Task Force Currahee and ANA soldiers also found numerous fighting positions near the IEDs.

All five IEDs were destroyed in place with no injuries to ANSF or ISAF forces, and therefore ensured security in the area.

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