An Afghan led and coalition supported security force captured a Taliban leader during an operation in Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province, today.
The leader conducted attacks against Afghan forces and directed kidnapping operations throughout Badghis province.
One additional suspected insurgent was detained during the operation.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
An Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban leader during an operation in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, today. The leader conducted attacks in Kandahar City. The security force detained two suspected insurgents and seized multiple bomb-making materials during the operation.
In Khost district, Khost province, an Afghan led and coalition supported security force conducted an operation in search of a Haqqani Network facilitator today. The facilitator conducts roadside bomb attacks against Afghan forces and moves explosives from Pakistan. The security force seized multiple weapons and chest racks. Several suspected insurgents were detained during the operation.
Article by ISAF Joint Command