News: ISAF Joint Command operational update
KABUL, Afghanistan – During a security operation, Mubariz Jaan, a Taliban leader, was killed by an Afghan and coalition security force in Andar district, Ghazni province, Wednesday.
Mubariz Jaan was responsible for gathering intelligence and directing attacks against local Afghan civilians and government officials. Prior to his death, Mubariz Jaan was coordinating attacks against Afghan Local Police in the province.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader during a security operation in Pul-e Khumri district, Baghlan province, Wednesday. The leader was responsible for financing improvised explosive devices, weapons and ammunition for insurgent attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. Prior to his detention, he was facilitating the movement of IEDs and suicide bombers for attacks in the province. During the operation, the security force also positively identified an individual engaged in threatening activity and killed him.
A Taliban leader in Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province was arrested by an Afghan and coalition security force today. The leader was responsible for the planning and execution of vehicle-borne IED and in-ground IED attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. He oversaw the transfer and delivery of IEDs to insurgents operating throughout the district.
An Afghan and coalition force killed Taliban leader, Abdullah, along with four additional insurgents, during a security operation in Hisarak district, Nangarhar province, Wednesday. Abdullah was responsible for directing and participating in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. Prior to his death, Abdullah was reporting the movement of Afghan and coalition forces to leaders in the province.
During a security operation in search of a Haqqani facilitator in Khost district, Khost province, three insurgents were arrested by an Afghan and coalition force today. The facilitator coordinates the movement and transfer of weapons, explosives and IED components to insurgents within the district.