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    ISAF Joint Command morning operational update

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    11.12.2011

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    ISAF Joint Command

    KABUL, Afghanistan — A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained multiple suspected insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province, yesterday.

    The leader participates in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces and coordinates roadside bomb emplacement in the Upper Gereshk Valley, Nahr-e Saraj district.

    In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

    South

    A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained multiple suspected insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban improvised explosive device facilitator in Arghandab district, Kandahar province, yesterday. The facilitator was directly involved in a recent attack against a coalition base in the area.

    East

    In Rodat district, Nangarhar province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force detained several suspected insurgents during a security operation yesterday. There were no injuries to coalition forces or Afghan civilians reported during the operation.

    A combined Afghan and coalition security force discovered a stockpile of drug-processing materials during a routine patrol in Mohmand Darah district, Nangarhar province, yesterday. Acting on a tip, the force found 682 pounds (310 kg) of ammonium in a nearby storage unit. The ammonium was seized by Afghan authorities, and two males were detained for further questioning.

    In Kahmard district, Bamyan province, a weapons cache was turned over to Afghan and coalition forces as part of a local disarmament program Thursday. The cache consisted of two 107 mm rockets, two 82 mm mortar rounds and 2,600 rounds of heavy machine gun ammunition. All of the weapons will be destroyed at a later date.

    A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained multiple suspected insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Ghazni district, Ghazni province, yesterday. The leader participates in direct-fire attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in the district. A suspected insurgent aimed his weapon at a security force member during the operation. The security force member defended himself, killing the insurgent. One rifle was seized during the operation.

    In Zarghun Shahr district, Paktiya province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force detained multiple suspected insurgents during an operation in search of a Haqqani network leader yesterday. The leader directs an insurgent cell in the district and is responsible for numerous direct-fire and rocket attacks against Afghan and coalition security forces in the region.

    A combined Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Taliban and Hezb-e Islami Khalis leader in Khugyani district, Nangarhar province, yesterday. The leader directs Taliban and HIK militants in the district, as well as facilitates the purchase and movement of small arms and IEDs throughout Nangarhar province.

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    Date Taken: 11.12.2011
    Date Posted: 11.12.2011 02:06
    Story ID: 79923
    Location: KABUL, AF 

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