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    ISAF Joint Command operational update

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    03.13.2013

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    ISAF Joint Command

    KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Haqqani facilitator and one other insurgent during operations in Tanai district, Khost province, today.

    The insurgent is suspected to be responsible for multiple attacks on Afghan and coalition forces. He is also believed to be involved in procurement and distribution of improvised explosive devices and other weapons to militant fighters throughout Khost and Paktiya provinces.

    The security force also seized seven AK-47s, four AK-47 magazines, 2 handguns, 75 rounds of ammunition and IED-making material as a result of the operation.

    In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

    North

    An Afghan and coalition security force arrested an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commander during an operation in Kunduz district, Kunduz province, today. The insurgent is suspected to be responsible for directing subordinate fighters in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. He is believed to be a known improvised explosive device expert, and to have passed his knowledge of IEDs on to other members of an extremist cell.

    South

    An Afghan and coalition security force arrested three insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban commander in Marjeh district, Helmand province, today. The Taliban commander is suspected of holding senior administrative responsibilities for the insurgent network in Marjeh, and to have been deeply involved in planning, coordinating and conducting attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. He is also thought to have significant knowledge regarding the composition of the insurgency in the local area. The security force also seized two machine guns and 400 rounds of ammunition as a result of the operation.

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    Date Taken: 03.13.2013
    Date Posted: 03.13.2013 02:41
    Story ID: 103371
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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