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PublishDate: Wednesday, February 15, 201213:58

Afghan and NATO troops seize explosives laden vehicle

The security force engaged the immediate threat, killing the three insurgents.

According to a press release issued by ISAF, the vehicle was discovered during a joint military operation by Afghan and coalition security forces at Zherai district of southern Kandahar province KHAAMA reported.

The source further added, during the operation, the security force stopped a suspicious vehicle. Before it could be searched, three insurgents exited the vehicle and displayed hostile intent.

The security force engaged the immediate threat, killing the three insurgents, ISAF said.

ISAF also added, a subsequent search found multiple IEDs and IED-making components.

The vehicle also contained multiple firearms, six rocket-propelled grenades, ammunition, and numerous radio transmitters and receivers.

The weapons cache was confiscated and will be destroyed at a later date.

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