United States Forces Afghanistan
Release Number: 20090703-02
Afghan National Police disrupt
militant activities in Ghazni
KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan National
Police, assisted by Coalition Forces, captured two enemy weapons facilitators
during an early-morning search of a compound in Ghazni District, Ghazni
Province March 6.
The two enemies of Afghanistan are linked to weapons
smuggling and supplying Taliban commanders with weapons and ammunition to
facilitate attacks on Afghan National Security Forces.
The ANP secured
the area with no shots fired. No ANP, Coalition Forces or non-combatants
were injured in this operation.
“The Afghan National Police have proved
once again they can accomplish event the most difficult operations regardless of
time of day and do it with the utmost professionalism,” said Zemarai Bashary,
Ministry of Interior spokesperson. “The capture of the two criminals will
disrupt attacks in the area and deny militants sanctuary in Ghazni
Interior, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Directorate of Media and
Public Relations, office telephone: 93 (0) 220 1758
Afghanistan Public Affairs, office telephone: 93 (0) 799 51