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NEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

April 26, 2004
Release Number: 04-04-27


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


COMBINED FORCES COMMAND AFGHANISTAN RELEASE

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 26, 2004 -- In coordination with the Islamic Transitional Government of Afghanistan, Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan continues to train the Afghan National Army, provide civil affairs support, and disrupt, deny, and destroy terrorist and anti-ITGA forces in order to establish a stable and secure Afghanistan.

Saturday a weapons cache was found In the vicinity of Gardez. The cache included 400 120mm mortar rounds and 20 cans of MUV-2 mine/tripwire fuses. These items were removed from the area and destroyed.

Also on Sunday, a cache was found near Deh Rawod that included 12 RPG rounds, 14 cases of 7.62mm ammunition and a quantity of grenades. The cache was disposed of by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team.

On Wednesday in Qalat, there will be a grand opening for a well in Shadu Village.

The opening of the Gardez Mamusi School is on Thursday.

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