18 Oct. 2008
PR# 2008-542

ANA and ISAF target terrorist activity

KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghan National Security Forces with the help of International Security Assistance Forces went on the offensive against terrorists in Wardak province October 16 with two separate operations.

When troops began the operations, terrorists engaged them with small-arms fire. The fighting continued through the night, resulting in 19 terrorists killed by small-arms fire, heavy weapons and helicopters.

The combined forces found caches comprised of various munitions in Jalrez District, while other combined forces disrupted terrorist activity in Nerkh District.

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