The International Security Assistance Force confirmed the capture of a Haqqani Network facilitator for the movement of vehicles and narcotics in support of the network, during an overnight operation in Paktika province Friday.
Acting on intelligence reports, the security force targeted a compound in Orgun city to search for the facilitator. Afghan forces used a loudspeaker to call for all occupants to exit the compounds peacefully and then the joint security force cleared and secured the area.
After questioning all the residents at the scene, the security force detained the facilitator along with several of his associates.
The security force did not fire their weapons and they protected the women and children for the duration of the search.
Article by ISAF Joint Command