Afghanistan — Afghan, U.S. Special Forces Destroy Insurgent Munitions

Afghan Nation­al Army Com­man­dos, Com­bined Joint Spe­cial Oper­a­tions Task Force — Afghanistan and oth­er Coali­tion forces removed a large cache of explo­sive mate­r­i­al dur­ing a two-day oper­a­tion in Pan­jawi dis­trict, Kan­da­har province Sat­ur­day.

Soldiers from the U.S. Special Forces review map data
Sol­diers from the U.S. Spe­cial Forces review map data while con­duct­ing an oper­a­tion in Pan­jawi dis­trict, Kan­da­har province July 10, 2010. Dur­ing the joint oper­a­tion between Afghan, U.S. and Coali­tion forces, more than 500 pounds of explo­sive mate­r­i­al was found along­side oth­er impro­vised explo­sive device mak­ing mate­ri­als. All mate­r­i­al, includ­ing a motor­cy­cle rigged with explo­sives, was destroyed by the com­bined force.
Source: U.S. Army pho­to by Sgt. David Rus­sell
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Dur­ing the joint oper­a­tion, more than 500 pounds of explo­sive mate­r­i­al was found along with tools for man­u­fac­tur­ing impro­vised explo­sive devices. All mate­r­i­al, includ­ing a motor­cy­cle rigged with explo­sives, was destroyed by the com­bined force.

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