More Ammonium Nitrate seized in South Afghanistan

Posted: August 15, 2011 in Daily incidents

ISAF Joint Command evening operational update



KABUL, Afghanistan (Aug. 14) – A combined Afghan and International Security Assistance Force patrol detained two suspected insurgents during an operation targeting an insurgent network in Washer district, Helmand province, yesterday.


The insurgent group is directly responsible for supplying lethal aid used against ANSF and coalition forces in Helmand.


The operation secured 2,315 pounds (1,050 kilograms) of ammonium nitrate, which was safely destroyed on site.


The detainees were taken in by Afghan Security Forces for further questioning.


In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:


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