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Taliban leaders, Haqqani Facilitator, Captured
By Harold Hutchison

ISAF and Afghan forces captured three Taliban leaders and a Haqqani Network facilitator during operations in Afghanistan. According to an operation update by ISAF Joint Command, at least two of the leaders were improvised explosive device experts.

The captures of the Taliban leaders were in Baghlan, Kandahar, and Helmand provinces. One of the leaders provided weapons and supplies to insurgents, including heavy machine guns and rockets. The Haqqani Network facilitator, was a financier who funded insurgents operating in the Pul-e ‘Alam district of Logar province.

Operations in Afghanistan are continuing.