News: ISAF Joint Command morning operational update
KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan and coalition security force conducted a counter-narcotics operation in Nad ‘Ali district, Helmand province, today.
During the operation, an armed insurgent threatened the combined security force. The Afghan and coalition troops positively identified the attacker then engaged and killed him.
After the engagement, the security force detained two suspected drug dealers and seized multiple weapons, several kilograms of heroin and half a million Pakistani rupees ($5,285).
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
In Archi district, Kunduz province, an Afghan and coalition security force arrested an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) explosives expert, Saturday. The arrested explosives expert managed the construction and placement of explosive devices and directed improvised explosive device attacks in northern Kunduz.
An Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation to seek out a cache of homemade explosives in Andar district, Ghazni province, yesterday. During the operation, the security force discovered 1500 pounds of explosives in an abandoned compound. The security force seized and destroyed the explosives on site.