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    ISAF Joint Command operational update

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    03.18.2013

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    ISAF Joint Command

    KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan and coalition security force killed Taliban facilitator, Abdul Satar, and one other insurgent during an operation in Panjwa'i District, Kandahar province, March 17.

    Satar was directly involved in the coordination of improvised explosive device-making materials, weapons, supplies and fighters in order to prepare for the upcoming spring fighting season. He also participated in IED and direct-fire attacks targeting the Afghan Local Police in Kandahar province.

    In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout
    Afghanistan:

    North

    During an operation in Kunduz District, Kunduz province today, an Afghan and coalition security force arrested an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader. The leader is believed to have coordinated multiple attacks against Afghan and coalition forces, and has served a vital role in the facilitation of weapons to extremist fighters.

    South

    An Afghan and coalition security force killed one insurgent during an operation in Nad 'Ali district, Helmand province, yesterday. During the operation, the security force observed the militant engaging in insurgent activity and engaged, killing him.

    During an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Panjwa'i District, Kandahar province today, an Afghan and coalition security force detained a number of insurgents. The Taliban leader is suspected of being the deputy commander of a cell of fighters in Panjwa'i District. His organization has been involved in kidnappings, IED operations, and direct fire attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.

    Afghan and coalition forces confirmed today the arrest of a Taliban leader in Panjwa'i district, Kandahar province, yesterday. The leader is accused of being in charge of a large cell of insurgent fighters known for conducting attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. His cell of fighters have planned and executed ambushes, small-arms assaults, and IED operations. During the operation, the Afghan and coalition security force also detained a number of other insurgents.

    East

    During an operation in Khugyani District, Nangarhar province yesterday, an Afghan and coalition security force killed one insurgent. The security force positively identified the militant engaging in insurgent activity and engaged the armed insurgent, killing him.

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    Date Taken: 03.18.2013
    Date Posted: 03.18.2013 00:43
    Story ID: 103629
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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