News: ISAF Joint Command morning operational update
KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan and coalition security force detained a Taliban weapons smuggler in Zharay district, Kandahar province, today.
The apprehended Taliban smuggler was responsible for the movement of insurgents and equipment throughout the Kandahar. In addition he was attempting to facilitate a poison-based attack and had acquired a large amount of explosives materials.
The security force also detained several suspected insurgents during the operation.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
Afghan and coalition security forces conducted a search operation for a Taliban leader in Charkh district, Logar province, yesterday. The security force positively identified two insurgents and engaged them with a precision airstrike which resulted in their deaths. No civilians were harmed and no civilian property was damaged.