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News: ISAF Joint Command Feb. 21 operational update

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KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan and coalition security force arrested six insurgents during an operation in search of an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader in Kunduz district, Kunduz province, today.

The leader is allegedly instrumental in manufacturing, procuring and distributing improvised explosive devices for use in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in the province.

The security force also seized a shotgun as a result of the operation.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout
Afghanistan:

North

An Afghan and coalition security force killed a Taliban leader, Abdul Qahar, and one other insurgent during an operation in Qal'ah-ye Zal district, Kunduz province, yesterday. Abdul Qahar was responsible for the coordination of attacks against coalition forces and the planning and acquisition of weapons. The security force conducted a precision strike, killing him and the other insurgent.

East

During an operation in Charkh district, Logar province, yesterday, Afghan and coalition forces killed an insurgent they observed conducting nefarious activity. The security force engaged the insurgent with a precision strike, killing him.

Afghan and coalition forces confirmed today the death of a Taliban leader, Ikleel, during a security operation in Charkh district, Logar province, yesterday. Ikleel, also known as Shakeel, was responsible for distributing weapons to insurgent forces in Logar province. He also planned and executed attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. The security force also seized a rocket-propelled grenade launcher, multiple RPG rounds, multiple AK-47 assault rifles and one machine gun as a result of this operation.


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Date Taken:02.20.2013

Date Posted:02.20.2013 23:58

Location:KABUL, AFGlobe

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