ISAF Confirms Taliban Leader, Facilitator Killed
By Harold Hutchison
ISAF confirmed that a Taliban leader and a Taliban facilitator were killed over the weekend during operations in Afghanistan. The deaths come as the spring fighting season is approaching in Afghanistan.
Abdul Satar was a facilitator for the Taliban in Kandahar province. He had been responsible for providing IED materials, as well as weapons and supplies to insurgents, while also taking part in direct-fire and IED attacks. He and one insurgent were killed during a security operation.