News: ISAF Joint Command morning operational update
KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban financier in Andar district, Ghazni province, Thursday.
The detained Taliban financier oversaw the transfer of tens of thousands of Pakistani rupees to fund insurgent activities. He was also directly involved in planning and directing insurgent attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in the province.
The security force also detained multiple suspected insurgents during the operation.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
An Afghan and coalition security force conducted a security operation in Watahpur district, Kunar province, yesterday. During the operation, the security force engaged a group of al-Qaida associated insurgents with a precision airstrike. After the strike, the combined security force conducted a follow-on assessment and confirmed the strike had killed several of the insurgents. The security force also confirmed the strike had not injured any civilians or damaged any civilian property.
During a separate operation in Watahpur district, Kunar province, an Afghan and coalition security force engaged a group of heavily armed insurgents with a precision airstrike. A post-strike assessment confirmed multiple insurgents had been killed and several of the heavy weapons had been destroyed. The assessment also confirmed the airstrike had not injured any civilians or damaged any civilian property.
Date Posted:08.04.2012 02:40
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