News: Detained Helmand province militant identified
By Combined Joint Task Force - 101
Combined Press Information Center
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – Coalition forces recently identified an extremist detained during an operation conducted April 1 to disrupt militant operations in Helmand province.
The extremist, identified as Hajji Abdullah was apprehended during an operation in the Kajiki District targeting Abdul Haq -- a Taliban sub-commander who was killed during the operation.
Abdullah, 45, was a weapons smuggler and militant transporter under the command of Abdul Haq. He was also known to use his residence as a safe house and storage for weapons. An ammo vest and several weapons were found in Abdullah's house and a vehicle parked outside.