- Posted May 29, 2012 by
ALP lead anti-insurgent efforts in Zharay
Afghan Local Police found secured weapons caches consisting of two blasting caps, 12 pressure plates, a 155mm mortar round filled with explosives, a 165mm mortar round, a rocket-propelled grenade, an 82mm recoilless rifle round, three jugs of homemade explosives and four improvised explosive devices.
An Afghan National Army and Afghan Local Police search of a compound uncovered an additional four jugs of homemade explosives, a jug of black powder, a 35-lb bag of ammonium nitrate and aluminum powder, 15 feet of detonating cord, four pressure plates, assault rifle magazines, rifle rounds, and 40mm rounds.
Also, U.S. Forces found four improvised explosive devices and a local villager turned in another one.