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    Afghan, coalition forces detain senior Taliban leader in Farah

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    01.09.2011

    Courtesy Story

    ISAF Joint Command

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan and coalition forces detained a senior Taliban leader along with several suspected insurgents during a security operation in Gulistan district of Farah province yesterday.

    The now detained insurgent was the senior Taliban leader for Bakwah district. He receives large sums of money from foreign fighter insurgent groups. He also plans, coordinates and participates in attacks against coalition forces.

    Security forces followed leads to a targeted location in the district, where Afghan forces called for all occupants to exit out of the buildings peacefully before conducting a search. The security team detained the targeted Taliban leader based on initial questioning at the scene along with additional suspected insurgents.

    No women or children were injured or detained during this operation.

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    Date Taken: 01.09.2011
    Date Posted: 01.09.2011 23:25
    Story ID: 63280
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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