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    ISAF Joint Command operational update

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    04.13.2013

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    International Security Assistance Force HQ Public Affairs

    KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a senior Taliban leader and detained two other insurgents during an operation in Nad 'Ali district, Helmand province, April 12.

    The leader commands multiple cells of Taliban fighters and with his subordinates, is alleged to have participated in numerous complex attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout Helmand province.

    In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout
    Afghanistan:

    North

    During an operation in Burkah district, Baghlan province April 11, an Afghan and coalition security force arrested a senior Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader. The leader is believed to be in charge of a cell of insurgents responsible for improvised explosive device operations against Afghan and coalition forces throughout Balkh province.

    South

    An Afghan and coalition security force detained a number of insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Panjwa'i district, Kandahar province, April 12. The leader is alleged to maintain control of a group of insurgent fighters responsible for multiple attacks against Afghan and coalition forces, including the kidnapping of Afghan government officials. The security force also seized 50 pounds of hashish as a result of the operation.

    During an operation in search of a Taliban facilitator in Kandahar district, Kandahar province April 11, an Afghan and coalition security force detained one suspected insurgent. The facilitator is responsible for IED logistics around Kandahar district to include procuring homemade explosives, assisting in IED construction, and delivery of completed devices for use in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.

    East

    An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Haqqani leader and detained one other insurgent during an operation in Pul-e 'Alam district, Logar province, April 12. The leader is believed responsible for weapons facilitation in Pul-e 'Alam district, and for controlling a group of fighters responsible for IED attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. The security force also seized IED-making material as a result of the raid.

    During an operation in search of a Haqqani leader in Musa Khel district, Khost province April 11, an Afghan and coalition security force detained a number of insurgents. The Haqqani leader is believed responsible for procuring and distributing weapons and IEDs to his fellow fighters for attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout Khost province. The security force also seized fragmentary grenades, AK-47s, a pistol, and a significant amount of ammunition as a result of the operation.

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    Date Taken: 04.13.2013
    Date Posted: 04.13.2013 01:28
    Story ID: 105144
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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