ISAF Joint Command morning operational update
Afghan National Security and International Security Assistance Forces targeted a Haqqani network leader, detaining several suspected insurgents during a security operation in Sabari district, Khost province yesterday.
The leader operates out of Sabari district where he coordinates and conducts improvised explosive device attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. He teaches other Haqqani network insurgents new tactics for house-born IED attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.
Security forces followed leads to a targeted building where Afghan forces called for all occupants to exit peacefully before conducting a search. The suspected insurgents were detained based on initial questioning at the scene.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
In Kandahar district, Kandahar province, a combined patrol found 13 grenades, two mines, 700 7.62 mm rounds and seven AK-47 magazines.
In Tagab district, Kapisa province, a combined patrol discovered one riot gun, three artillery shells, one fuse, 25 mortar shells and 21 82 mm shells.
All weapons confiscated have been or will be destroyed.
Article by ISAF Joint Command