ISAF Joint Command morning operational update
International Security Assistance Force service members are providing assistance to the Afghan-led response following an insurgent attack in Kabul city, Kabul province, today.
The attack began at approximately 6 a.m. with two explosions in the Kart-e-Parwan section of Kabul, according to initial reports.
The response to the incident is ongoing.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
A combined Afghan and coalition security force killed multiple insurgents and detained a Taliban facilitator during a security operation in Zharay District, Kandahar province, yesterday.
The facilitator was responsible for delivering lethal aid across several provinces for Taliban insurgents.
While searching for the facilitator, the security force noticed several groups of armed insurgents. Assessing the immediate threat, the force engaged the armed insurgents, killing several and wounding two others. The wounded insurgents were transported with the security force to a medical facility for treatment.
The security force also detained the Taliban facilitator and one of his associates during the operation.
In Nahr-e Saraj District, Helmand province, an Afghan and coalition combined security force detained two suspected insurgents yesterday during a security search.
The target of this operation was a Taliban leader who conducts mortar and heavy-weapon attacks in the Gereshk area.
An Afghan and coalition combined security force detained several suspected insurgents during a search for a Haqqani network leader in Zurmat District, Paktiya province, yesterday.
The leader provides intelligence to other insurgents, coordinates attacks and facilitates Haqqani operations in the district.
Article by ISAF Joint Command