Afghan Special Security Forces seized and destroyed 18 homemade IEDs and 46 pressure plate initiating devices during an offensive operation in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Mar. 31, 2018. This operation marked Afghan SOF’s third significant counter-IED action in the last 10 days in southern Afghanistan.
Commandos of the 7th Special Operations Kandak seized six IEDs, 45 lbs. of explosives, and multiple mortar rounds from a Taliban compound in Marjah district, Helmand province.