BAGRAM, Afghanistan (Aug.11, 2012) - Afghan and coalition forces killed 17 insurgents, detained six and cleared six improvised explosive devices during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Aug. 10.
A coalition airstrike killed an insurgent in Andar District who was emplacing an IED.
Afghan Uniformed Police and coalition forces detained an insurgent who was emplacing an IED in Sabari District. The IED was cleared and the detained suspect was transferred to a base for questioning.
A coalition airstrike killed 16 insurgents in Musa Khel District in response to Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces receiving an imminent threat.
Afghan National Police and coalition forces found and safely cleared an IED in Muhammad Aghah District.
Afghan Local Police and coalition forces found and safely cleared an IED in Zarghun Shahr District.
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces detained five insurgents during an engagement in Mota Khan District. The detained suspects were transferred to a base for questioning.
Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces found and safely cleared two IEDs in Sayyidabad District.
Operations in RC-East are still ongoing.