ISAF Joint Command morning operational update
A combined Afghan and coalition security force discovered two drug caches while conducting a routine patrol in Panjwa ‘i district, Kandahar province, yesterday.
The first cache consisted of approximately 2,200 pounds (1,000 kilograms) of marijuana. The second cache consisted of approximately 330 pounds (150 kilograms) of marijuana and approximately 110 pounds (50 kilograms) marijuana seeds.
Security forces destroyed all drugs and seeds on site without incident.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
An Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban leader during an operation in Baghlan-e Jadid district, Baghlan province, today. The leader operated a roadside bomb making cell in Baghlan-e Jadid and directed attacks against Afghan forces.
An Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban leader during an operation in the Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province, today. The leader coordinated direct fire attacks in the upper Gereshk Valley and placed roadside bombs along various routes in the area. One additional suspected insurgent was detained during the operation.
An Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province, today. The leader distributes explosives and plans roadside bomb attacks in Nahr-e Saraj district. One suspected insurgent was detained during the operation.
An Afghan and coalition security force captured a Haqqani facilitator during an operation in Nadir Shah Kot district, Khost province, today. The facilitator coordinated direct fire and roadside bomb attacks against coalition forces.
Article by ISAF Joint Command