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ISAF Joint Command morning operational update

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A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained several suspected insurgents and wounded one while searching for a Taliban facilitator in Jalalabad district, Nangarhar province, yesterday.

The facilitator is responsible for supplying weapons and planning attacks against Afghan forces.

One of the suspected insurgents was shot and wounded during the operation. After receiving medical treatment for non-life threatening wounds, he was detained by security forces for further questioning.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

North

A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained two suspected insurgents and seized various bomb-making materials while searching for a Taliban leader in Kunduz district, Kunduz province, yesterday.

South

In Arghandab district, Kandahar province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force detained multiple suspected insurgents while searching for a Taliban leader yesterday. The leader is responsible for planning and executing roadside bomb attacks against Afghan forces.

A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained several suspected insurgents and seized bomb-making materials while searching for a Taliban leader in Nad ‘Ali district, Helmand province, yesterday. The leader is a roadside bomb expert who conducts roadside bomb attacks against Afghan forces and facilitates lethal aid for Taliban fighters in the region.

East

Finally, in Khost district, Khost province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force detained a Haqqani network leader and one suspected insurgent yesterday. The leader was involved in the coordination of indirect fire attacks against coalition forces, as well as the transportation of roadside bombs and rockets.

Article by ISAF Joint Command