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    Afghan, coalition forces detain Taliban leader in Nimroz

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    01.29.2011

    Courtesy Story

    ISAF Joint Command

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan and coalition forces detained a Taliban leader along with two suspected insurgents during a security operation in Khash Rod District, Nimroz province yesterday.

    The Taliban leader operated out of Pashtu village in Gulistan District, Farah province, where he was responsible for directing improvised explosive devices attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in the area. He is associated with Taliban leaders and foreign fighters in the area.

    Security forces followed leads to a targeted location in Khash Rod District, where Afghan and coalition forces conducted a search after securing the compound.

    The Taliban leader along with two suspected insurgents was detained after initial questioning at the scene.

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    Date Taken: 01.29.2011
    Date Posted: 01.29.2011 21:10
    Story ID: 64457
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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