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Afghan Uniformed Police rescue kidnapped men; kill, capture insurgents

 

Written by 1st Lt. R. J. Peek Company D, 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment

187th Infantry Regiment - Iron RakkasansFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchPaktika Province, Afghanistan – The Afghan Uniformed Police in Sharana distinct demonstrated their abilities and dedication to protect the Afghan people by rescuing two hostages taken by insurgents August 11th.

Insurgent fighters were operating an illegal checkpoint along a heavily travelled road in the western district of Sharana, where they forced a local taxicab behind a building, hijacked the cab and kidnapped the two men inside.

Two AUP patrolling the area witnessed the hijacking and immediately took action to stop the insurgents and rescue the kidnapped men.

Afghan Uniformed Police and U.S. Army Soldiers from Task Force Iron conduct a dismounted patrol in rural Paktika province. AUP in Paktika have recently stepped up their efforts in community policing, and have increased security in most districts in the province.  (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Jeffrey Alexander, 982nd Combat Camera)

Afghan Uniformed Police and U.S. Army Soldiers from Task Force Iron conduct a dismounted patrol in rural Paktika province. AUP in Paktika have recently stepped up their efforts in community policing, and have increased security in most districts in the province. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Jeffrey Alexander, 982nd Combat Camera)

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