Gagetown soldiers in Afghanistan may return early
NATO Shows Confidence in Afghan Security Forces
Reported security incidents
#1: Eight Taliban militants have been killed and 15 suspects arrested during cleanup operations in different Afghan provinces within the past 24 hours, the country's Interior Ministry said Tuesday morning. "Afghan National Police (ANP), army, NDS or intelligence agency and Coalition Forces launched six joint cleanup operations in Kabul, Nangarhar, Parwan, Kunduz, Helmand and Logar provinces over the past 24 hours, killing eight armed Taliban insurgents and detaining 15 other suspects,"the ministry said in a statement.
#2: Afghan defense ministry officials following a statement on Tuesday announced at least 4 Afghan national army soldiers were killed and injured in southern Kandahar province. The source further added the incident took place in Shahwalikot district of southern Kandahar province after armed militants opened on Afghan national soldiers killing, at least 1 service member and injuring 3 others.
DoD: Staff Sgt. Joseph H. Fankhauser
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The DoD is reporting the death of a Marine previously unreported by the military. Staff Sgt. Joseph H. Fankhauser died in combat operations somewhere in Helmand province, Afghanistan on Sunday, April 22nd.
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