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Operations continue in the eastern Pech River Valley


Written by Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs Office

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionKunar Province, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security Forces and Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, continued clearing operations in the eastern Pech River Valley, Kunar Province November 14th.

The combined force continued movement into the Watapur Valley clearing the region of insurgent fighters as well as searching for weapon caches.

Initial reports indicate five insurgents have been killed.

The security force discovered a cache containing rocket-propelled grenades, improvised explosive components, mortar tubes and ammunition.

The ANSF and International Security Assistance Force combined force continued to take steps to avoid injuring innocent civilians.

Operations are ongoing.




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