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    IJC Operational Update, Jan. 23



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    ISAF Joint Command

    KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan-international security force searched a compound outside the village of Qari Saheh Kalay, in the Nad Ali district of Helmand and captured a Taliban facilitator, known to buy and transport weapons. The security force found IED materials during the search.

    In Kandahar last night, a joint security force searched a compound in north Kandahar City and captured a Taliban facilitator with close ties to several militant networks. The Afghan-international security force also detained another suspected insurgent.

    In Zabul yesterday, a joint security force set up a temporary roadblock on a major highway north of the village of Mohammad Ali Kalay, in the Sajoy district. The Afghan-international security force searched a bus and detained suspected insurgents.

    No shots were fired and no Afghan civilians were harmed in any of these operations.

    Insurgent's mortars damage mosque

    In Helmand province yesterday, insurgent mortars caused minor damage to a local mosque in the Nawa district.

    Insurgents fired four mortar rounds at ISAF forces in the area shortly after 5 p.m. Two of the mortar rounds landed within 10 meters of the mosque, causing the damage.

    No military or civilian casualties were reported.



    Date Taken: 01.23.2010
    Date Posted: 01.23.2010 06:36
    Story ID: 44332
    Location: KABUL, AF

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