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ISAF Joint Command morning operational update

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In Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province, an Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban leader during an operation today.

The leader moved supplies for fighters and directed an insurgent cell specializing in bomb attacks throughout the province.

One additional suspected insurgent was detained during the operation.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

South

An Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban facilitator during an operation in Arghandab district, Kandahar province, today. The facilitator supplied insurgents with explosives for use in attacks throughout Arghandab district. Two suspected insurgents were detained during the operation.

In Maiwand district, Kandahar province, an Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Taliban leader today. The leader conducts direct-fire and roadside bomb attacks. Multiple suspected insurgent were 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 ammunition and weapons to insurgent fighters for use in attacks against coalition security forces. The security force detained several suspected insurgents during the operation.

In Washir district, Helmand province, an Afghan led and coalition supported security force conducted an operation in search of an insurgent leader yesterday. The leader is responsible for attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout the province. The security force detained multiple suspected insurgents during the operation.

An Afghan led and coalition supported security force conducted a security operation in Shah Joy and Qalat districts, Zabul province, yesterday. The security force detained two suspected insurgents during the operation.

East

An Afghan and coalition security force captured a Haqqani Network leader during an operation in Pul-e ‘Alam district, Logar province, today. The leader conducted attacks against Afghan forces in Logar province. One additional suspected insurgent was detained during the operation.

In Pul-e ‘Alam district, Logar province, an Afghan and coalition security force captured a Haqqani Network leader during an operation today. The leader directed roadside bomb and direct-fire attacks against Afghan security forces. No civilians were injured during the operation.

An Afghan led and coalition supported security force captured a Haqqani Network facilitator during an operation in Khost district, Khost province, today. The facilitator supplied insurgent fighters with explosives for use in attacks against Afghan forces. Two additional suspected insurgents were detained during the operation.

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