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    Operational Update, Oct. 30: Militants Detained

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    10.30.2009

    Courtesy Story

    International Security Assistance Force HQ Public Affairs

    KABUL, Afghanistan (October 30) — An Afghan-international security force detained a group of suspected militants in Paktya province after searching a number of buildings known to be used by a Haqqani facilitator responsible for the financing and supply of terrorist camps in the Khowst-Gardez Pass area.

    The partnered security force targeted the buildings near the village of Kandaw Kalay after intelligence indicated militant activity. The joint force detained the suspected militants after searching the compound without incident. No shots were fired and no one was injured.

    The Haqqani Network has developed an extensive system of supply routes in eastern Afghanistan used to arm, man and equip its militant elements and training camps within the country. Afghan and international security forces are partnering to block these routes and ensure the safety and well being of the Afghan people.

    ISAF Casualties

    There were no ISAF casualties in the past 24 hours.

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    Date Taken: 10.30.2009
    Date Posted: 10.30.2009 03:45
    Story ID: 40839
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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    Operational Update, Oct. 30: Militants Detained