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Roadside Bomb Injures Marines in Afghanistan

American 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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