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ISAF Takes Out Taliban Leader!
By Harold Hutchison

ISAF confirmed that Mukhils, a Taliban leader in Helmand province, was killed during an operation. This is the second Taliban leader to be confirmed dead since Friday. Mukhils lead a Taliban cell that carried out attacks against ISAF and Afghan forces.

ISAF also confirmed that a Haqqani Network facilitator in Paktiya province. The unidentified facilitator was responsible for distributing weapons to insurgents, and had also been involved in placing IEDs used in attacks.

ISAF’s Regional Command East confirmed that three IEDs were disarmed and three caches were found. The weapons caches contained a total of nine rocket-propelled grenades, two hand grenades, four artillery fuses, an AK-47, and IED-making materials.