Afghanistan War Diary: Weapons cache found in Sangin
More than 400 pounds of explosives seized
By Gretel C. Kovach
12:40 p.m., July 14, 2011
There hasn’t been a lot of good news coming out of Sangin lately. After a year of punishing losses among the insurgent ranks, the Taliban finally launched a counteroffensive to retake their former stronghold in the poppy fields of southwestern Afghanistan.