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    ISAF Joint Command operational update

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    04.18.2013

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    International Security Assistance Force HQ Public Affairs

    KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan and coalition security force detained a Taliban leader and one other insurgent during an operation in Panjwa'i district, Kandahar province, April 17.

    The leader is accused of directing and participating in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout Panjwa'i and Kandahar districts.
    He is believed to facilitate weapons and military equipment for use in insurgent operations, and has significant experience with the construction and emplacement of improvised explosive devices.

    In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout
    Afghanistan:

    North

    Afghan and coalition security forces detained two insurgents during an operation in search of a senior Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader in Darah-ye Suf-e Pa'in district, Samangan province, April 16. The leader is believed to direct the activities of insurgent fighters in the area, and has personally planned high-profile attacks against Afghan and coalition forces, in addition to attacks against civilians.

    East

    An Afghan and coalition security force killed two insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Waygal district, Nuristan province, April 16. The leader is believed to be the top Taliban official in Waygal district, responsible for leading attacks against Afghan and coalition forces, conducting illegal checkpoints and kidnapping Afghan officials.

    South

    Afghan Provincial Response Company Uruzgan, enabled by coalition forces, killed two insurgents and seized a cache of IED-making materials during an operation in search of a Taliban weapons facilitator in Shahid-e Hasas district, Uruzgan province, April 16. The combined force destroyed all discovered items on site.

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    Date Taken: 04.18.2013
    Date Posted: 04.18.2013 01:23
    Story ID: 105383
    Location: KABUL, AF

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