Home
Find us on Facebook

ISAF Joint Command morning operational update

Printer Friendly VersionPrinter Friendly VersionSend to a FriendSend to a Friend

An Afghan-led combined security force detained a Haqqani network leader and one suspected insurgent in Terayzai District, Khost province, yesterday.

The leader was responsible for the distribution of weapons and supplies throughout the district, and also emplaced roadside bombs in the area.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

North

An Afghan-led combined security force detained multiple suspected insurgents during a security operation targeting an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader in Burkah District, Baghlan province, yesterday.

The leader was recently appointed head governing official for insurgent operations in the district, and supports both Taliban and IMU networks by facilitating and training insurgents.

South

A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained one suspected insurgent while searching for a Taliban facilitator in Nahr-e Saraj District, Helmand province, yesterday.

The facilitator is a cross-province smuggler, responsible for transporting weapons collected from Pakistan between Spin Boldak and Nahr-e Siraj Districts. Additionally, he supports associates responsible for the movement of weapons from Kandahar City to Nahr-e Siraj.

Also in the south, an Afghan-led security force detained two suspected insurgents during a clearance operation in Zharay District, Kandahar province, yesterday.

East

An Afghan-led security force detained two suspected insurgents during a search for a Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin leader in Alingar District, Laghman province, yesterday. The security force was searching for the leader after receiving several reports he was planning an imminent attack against Afghan and coalition forces. Additionally, the leader is responsible for previous attacks against the Afghan National Army.

Article by ISAF Joint Command