Feel good story of the day.
Via NZ Week:
Afghan forces and the NATO-led coalition troops defused 13 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in restive eastern Afghan provinces within a 24-hour period, the coalition forces confirmed in a press release issued on Tuesday.
The home-made IEDs were neutralized in eastern Ghazni, Khowst, Kunar, Logar and Wardak provinces, the coalition’s Regional Command-East (RC-East ) said in the release, adding that the joint forces also detained four suspected insurgents in Khowst and Laghman provinces within the same period of time.
“The detained suspects were transferred to a base for questioning,” it said.
The press release said that two insurgents were killed when their IED detonated prematurely in Pul-E Alam district in Logar province some 60 km south of Kabul.