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An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban weapons and ammunition facilitator in Kandahar province today.

Prior to his arrest, the Taliban facilitator was reportedly arranging to buy rocket-propelled grenades and a large quantity of assault-style rifles for the insurgency in the province.

The security force also detained three suspected insurgents and seized several assault rifles, other firearms and body armor as a result of the operation.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout
Afghanistan:

South

An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban improvised explosive device attack leader in Kandahar province today. The detained Taliban leader is believed responsible for the coordination and emplacement of IED attacks targeting Afghan and coalition forces in the province.

Afghan and coalition forces today confirmed the arrest of a Taliban weapons facilitator in Helmand province Monday. The detained Taliban leader is alleged to have regularly distributed heavy weapons and ammunition to Taliban fighters in the province.

An Afghan and coalition force arrested four insurgents during a security operation in search of a Taliban explosives expert in Helmand province today.

East

An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Haqqani weapons facilitator in Logar province today. The detained Haqqani facilitator is alleged to be responsible for transferring weapons, arming insurgent groups and planning attacks on Afghan and coalition forces. The security force also detained one additional suspected insurgent and seized numerous firearms and ammunition.

An Afghan and coalition force arrested one suspected insurgent during a security operation in search of a Taliban IED and indirect fire expert in Ghazni province today.

Afghan and coalition forces today confirmed the arrest of a Haqqani IED facilitator in Paktiya province Monday. The detained Haqqani leader is believed to be in charge of construction, transfer and emplacement of IEDs in the province.

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