News: ISAF Joint Command morning operational update
KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban affiliated insurgent responsible for acquiring and emplacing improvised explosive devices along Highway 1, in Andar district, Ghazni province, today.
The Taliban bomber is also responsible for several rocket attacks against Afghan and coalition convoys in the region.
At the time of his arrest, the Taliban bomber was actively planning to conduct several more IED attacks along Highway 1, and was planning to kidnap an Afghan government official.
The security force also detained two suspected insurgents during the operation.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
In Now Zad district, Helmand province, an Afghan and coalition security force detained several suspected insurgents and seized several assault rifles during an operation to arrest a Taliban explosives cell leader today. The Taliban leader controls an insurgent cell specializing in improvised explosive devices and suicide attacks.
An Afghan-led security force, supported by coalition troops, detained numerous suspected insurgents during an operation to arrest a Taliban weapons supplier in Zharay district, Kandahar province, today.
In Zharay district, Kandahar province, an Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation to arrest a Taliban leader today. The Taliban leader is responsible for providing operational guidance to insurgent fighters, as well as planning attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. During the operation, the security force detained multiple suspected insurgents and seized more than 100 fake ID’s.
An Afghan and coalition security force detained several suspected insurgents and seized several firearms during an operation to arrest a Taliban leader in Baraki Barak district, Logar province, today. The Taliban leader builds and emplaces improvised explosive devices that are used throughout the region. He also acquires heavy weapons and assault rifles for Taliban insurgents. During the operation the security force was attacked by insurgents. They returned fire killing two of the attackers. No civilians were harmed in the exchange.
Date Posted:08.09.2012 02:59
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