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    ISAF Joint Command operational update

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    04.15.2013

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    ISAF Joint Command

    KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a senior Lashkar-e Tayyiba leader and detained a number of other insurgents during an operation in Andar district, Ghazni province, today.

    The leader is alleged to have planned and participated in multiple attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout Kunar, Kandahar and Ghazni provinces. He is known to have links to multiple foreign fighters, and was actively planning a high-profile attack at the time of his arrest.

    In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

    South

    Afghan and coalition security forces confirmed today the death of senior Taliban leader, Tawab, during an operation in Panjwa’i district, Kandahar province, Saturday. Tawab was in charge of approximately 50 fighters in the area and was responsible for most insurgent activity and attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in western and central Panjwa’I district.

    Afghan and coalition security forces confirmed today the death of senior Taliban leader, Mullah Asadullah, during an operation in Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province, Wednesday. Asadullah had operational control over a cell of insurgents responsible for multiple attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. His group has been known to use IEDs, vehicle-mounted automatic grenade launchers, rocket propelled grenades and various other weapons during their operations.

    Afghan and coalition security forces confirmed today the death of Taliban leader, Yassin, during an operation in Washer district, Helmand province, Saturday. Yassin was in charge of a cell of fighters responsible for IED operations against Afghan civilians in Kandahar district. He was also involved in the facilitation of weapons and vehicles for use in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.

    East

    An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader and detained one other insurgent during an operation in Sherzad district, Nangarhar province, today. The leader is believed responsible for planning and conducting attacks on Afghan and coalition forces throughout Nangarhar province. He is also accused of using his residence as a staging point for insurgent operations, and of housing Taliban fighters and weapons in preparation for later assaults. The security force seized two AK-47s, one automatic shotgun, one grenade and ammunition as a result of the operation.

    An Afghan and coalition security force killed insurgent leader, Rauf, and two other insurgents during an operation in Asadabad district, Kunar province, yesterday. Rauf was an operational planner responsible for coordinating attacks on Afghan and coalition forces in multiple provinces throughout Afghanistan. He has facilitated funding for foreign fighters and coordinated operations between the Taliban and other insurgent groups.

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    Date Taken: 04.15.2013
    Date Posted: 04.15.2013 04:27
    Story ID: 105188
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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