Saturday, October 10, 2009

OEF Update, Oct. 10, 2009: Militants Detained; ISAF Members Killed in Eastern, Southern Afghanistan

Dispatches from the Front

Dispatches from the Front:

KABUL, Afghanistan, Oct. 10, 2009 -- A joint Afghan and International Security Assistance Force detained several suspected militants today in Pul-e Alam district, Logar province during an operation to disrupt a militant cell believed to be responsible for making improvised explosive devices.

The search was conducted without incident, and no Afghan civilians were injured during the operation.

ISAF Casualties

Two International Security Assistance Force servicemembers were killed in an improvised explosive device strike Oct. 9, in eastern Afghanistan.

On the same day, one U.S. servicemember died of wounds sustained in an IED attack in southern Afghanistan.

Further details are being withheld until next-of-kin notification has been made.

(Compiled from NATO International Security Assistance Force news releases.)

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