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    ISAF Joint Command morning operational update

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    11.07.2011

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    ISAF Joint Command

    KABUL, Afghanistan — A combined Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Haqqani facilitator in Argo district, Badakshan province.

    The facilitator coordinates suicide attacks with other insurgent leaders in the area.

    During the operation, a local national male failed to comply with repeated verbal warnings and displayed hostile intent toward the security force. The security force engaged the individual, resulting in his death.

    The security force confiscated a shotgun and intelligence linking the local national to the Haqqani network.

    The security force also detained two suspected insurgents during the operation.

    In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

    South

    In Musa Qal’ah district, Helmand province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force detained multiple suspected insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban facilitator. The facilitator provides financial, material and logistical support to insurgents throughout northern Helmand, Farah and Nimroz provinces. Multiple weapons, to include two AK-47 assault rifles, a shotgun, two ammunition pouches, and bomb making materials were confiscated during the operation.

    A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained a Taliban leader during an operation in Zharay district, Kandahar province. The leader is responsible for improvised explosive device emplacement and supporting insurgents in the district. The security force also seized bomb making materials.

    East

    In Behsud district, Nangarhar province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force detained a Taliban facilitator and two additional suspected insurgents. The facilitator provided logistical support, weapons and equipment to insurgents in the area. The security force engaged an individual armed with an AK-47 assault rifle, killing him. Another insurgent was wounded after firing at the security force.

    A combined Afghan and coalition force detained an insurgent leader and several additional insurgents during a security operation in Zurmat district, Paktiya province, Saturday. The leader was responsible for planning improvised explosive device attacks and recruiting insurgents to conduct suicide attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. According to reports, the leader and his subordinates were detained without incident and no civilians were harmed during the operation.

    A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained a Taliban leader and multiple suspected insurgents during an operation in Nerkh district, Wardak province. The leader directed attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in the Nerkh and Maidan Shahr districts, Wardak province, as well as, coordinating weapons and financial support for insurgents in the area. The security force seized a rocket-propelled grenade launcher with multiple RPGs, five AK-47 assault rifles, several ammunition pouches, fragmentation grenades, and bomb making materials.

    In Lajah - Ahmad Khel district, Paktiya province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force detained multiple suspected insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban leader. The leader coordinates direct and indirect fire attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in the area. Also, the leader provides weapons, ammunition, improvised explosive devices and IED material to insurgents in the region.

    A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained a Haqqani network facilitator and two suspected insurgents during an operation in Khost district, Khost province. The facilitator plans and conducts attacks against Afghan and coalition forces, as well as, conducts kidnappings in the district. The security force seized an AK-47 assault rifle and ammunition pouch during the operation.

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    Date Taken: 11.07.2011
    Date Posted: 11.07.2011 04:40
    Story ID: 79655
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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