Taliban Leader Killed by ISAF
By Harold Hutchison
A Taliban leader in Helmand province was killed by ISAF during operations in Afghanistan yesterday. This ups the total of insurgent leaders killed or captured to five in the past three days.
Sadat was involved in carrying out attacks on ISAF and Afghan forces. He also provided weapons to insurgents and coordinated the use of improvised explosive devices.
ISAF’s Regional Command East reported capturing 19 insurgents in operations yesterday, adding to 15 captured this past weekend. One IED was also disarmed, adding to the 16 disarmed over the weekend.