ISAF Joint Command morning operational update
In Chahar Darah district, Kunduz province, an Afghan-led and coalition-supported security force conducted an operation in search of insurgent suicide bombers yesterday.
The targets were suspected of planning attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout Chahar Darah district.
The security force detained several suspected suicide bombers during the operation. The security force also seized a prepared suicide improvised explosive device vest and approximately 4.4 pounds (2 kg) of homemade explosives.
No civilians were harmed during the operation.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
A combined Afghan and coalition security force discovered a drug cache during a patrol in Panjwa ‘i district, Kandahar province, yesterday. The cache consisted of approximately 440 pounds (200 kg) of marijuana seeds. The seeds were confiscated and will be destroyed at a later date.
In Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province, an Afghan-led and coalition-supported security force captured a Taliban facilitator during an operation today. The leader conducted direct-fire attacks in Nahr-e Saraj district and distributed ammunition and bomb-making materials to insurgent fighters throughout Helmand province. One additional suspected insurgent was detained during the operation.
A combined Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban facilitator during an operation in Lashkar Gah district, Helmand province, today. The facilitator distributed weapons and explosives to insurgent fighters and coordinated roadside bomb attacks against Afghan forces throughout the area. Multiple suspected insurgents were detained during the operation.
A combined Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban facilitator during an operation in Jalrayz district, Wardak province, today. The facilitator distributed homemade explosives and weapons to insurgent fighters throughout Maidan Shahr district.
In Khost district, Khost province, an Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Haqqani leader today. The leader constructs roadside bombs and distributes weapons to insurgents in Bak and Terayzai districts. The security force confiscated multiple weapons and ammunition and detained several suspected insurgents during the operation.
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