Roadside Bomb Injures Marines in AfghanistanAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, April 26, 2004 -- Coalition officials in Kabul, Afghanistan, provided details today on some weekend operations and upcoming community events.
Three Marines were injured, one seriously, when a roadside bomb detonated alongside their convoy April 24 near the village of Daylanor in Kandahar province. The injured Marines were taken to a military hospital at Kandahar Air Field.
Also that day, a weapons cache consisting of 400 120 mm mortar rounds and 20 cans of MUV-2 mine tripwire fuses was found near Gardez. The items were removed from the area and destroyed.
Another cache was found April 25 near Deh Rawod. It included 12 rocket- propelled grenade rounds, 14 cases of 7.62 mm ammunition and a quantity of grenades. An explosive ordnance disposal team disposed of the cache.
A grand opening for a new well in Shadu Village is scheduled April 28. The Gardez Mamusi School is scheduled to open April 29.
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