An Afghan and coalition force captured a Haqqani leader in Sabari district, Khost province, yesterday.
The leader conducted indirect fire and improvised explosive device attacks against Afghan and coalition security forces. He had direct connections to senior Haqqani leaders in Sabari district.
The joint security force conducted a raid in the district based on multiple intelligence sources. After securing the area, the force identified and detained the Haqqani leader. The security force ensured the safety of all women and children during the operation. No civilians were harmed.