An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Haqqani leader in Paktiya province today.
The arrested leader is suspected of conducting improvised-explosive-device and indirect-fire attacks on Afghan and coalition forces.
The security force also detained a number of suspected insurgents, and seized several assault weapons and a large quantity of explosive material as a result of the operation.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
An Afghan and coalition security force killed a number of armed insurgents during an operation in search of Taliban fighters in Sar-e-Pul province today. The security force seized several assault rifles, shot guns and grenades during the operation.
An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a number of suspected insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Helmand province today. The Taliban leader is responsible for directing multiple attacks targeting Afghan and coalition forces throughout Helmand province.
Article by ISAF Joint Command