IJC Operational Update, Dec. 14: Militants Detained in Khowst, Kandahar
By SOF Editor on Mon, 12/14/2009 - 12:02pm
An Afghan-international security force detained a Haqqani weapons facilitator and a small group of other militants in Khowst province today. The facilitator is responsible for the supply and distribution of weapons to several militant elements in the area.
The joint force searched a compound near the village of Paru Kheyl in the Sabari District where intelligence sources reported the facilitator to be located. The Haqqani facilitator confirmed his identity and surrendered.
In another operation today, an Afghan-international security force detained a Taliban weapons facilitator and a couple of other militants in Kandahar province. This facilitator is responsible for the supply and shipment of weapons to other militant elements in the area.
The force searched a compound near the village of Belanday in the Panjwayi District where intelligence sources reported the facilitator to be located.
No shots were fired and no one was harmed in either operation.
There were no ISAF fatalities in the last 24 hours in Afghanistan.