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KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan and coalition security force killed the Taliban leader, Qadir, and three other insurgents, during an operation in Baghlan-e Jadid district, Baghlan province, yesterday.

Qadir led a small group of insurgents who conducted improvised explosive device attacks in the district. He was also responsible for the movement of weapons, ammunition and bombmaking materials for insurgents in the province.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

South

In Panjwa’i district, Kandahar province, today, an Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader who acquired and coordinated the distribution of weapons, ammunition and explosives for use in attacks targeting Afghan and coalition forces. The security force also detained one suspected insurgent as a result of the operation.

An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader and detained one suspected insurgent in Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province, today. The arrested leader coordinated direct fire and improvised explosive device attacks against Afghan government officials as well as Afghan and coalition forces.

East

An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader and a Taliban facilitator in Rodat district, Nangarhar province, today. Both men were involved in planning the Dec. 2 attack on Jalalabad Airfield. They also organized and executed other attacks against Afghan and coalition forces and were involved in the acquisition of vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices. During the operation the security force detained several suspected insurgents and seized weapons and ammunition.

An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Haqqani leader and detained three suspected insurgents in Jaji district, Paktiya province, today. The leader oversaw the execution of multiple attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. He also emplaced improvised explosive devices and organized the storage of insurgent weapons. During the operation, the combined security force seized more than 590 kilograms (1,300 pounds) of illicit drugs, multiple weapons and ammunition.

In Andar district, Ghazni province, today, an Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader who oversaw more than a dozen fighters in the district and planned and executed multiple ambushes and improvised explosive device attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. During the operation, the security force also detained three suspected insurgents.


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Date Taken:12.25.2012

Date Posted:12.25.2012 01:38

Location:KABUL, AFGlobe

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