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April 5, 2004
Release Number: 04-04-03


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


COMBINED FORCES COMMAND AFGHANISTAN RELEASE

KABUL, Afghanistan (April 05, 2004) -- Coalition forces yesterday found four caches of weapons and munitions in southeast Afghanistan.

Forces also discovered two caches west of Jalalabad with several rockets and recoilless rifle rounds. Two caches were found near Ghazni with numerous 82 mm mortar rounds and 107 mm rockets.

An Afghan citizen, on Saturday, led coalition soldiers to a weapons cache near Ghazni, with more than 300 mines, 200 recoilless rifle rounds, and other munitions.

In Khowst yesterday, the Provincial Reconstruction team delivered a garbage truck to Matun City officials at an event covered by local print and radio journalists. The coalition is delighted by the resurgent Afghanistan media, surely a sign of progress here.

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