Haqqani Leader Also Captured
By Harold Hutchison
ISAF and Afghan forced captured a Taliban IED attack coordinator in Kunduz province. The facilitator had conducted attacks against coalition and Afghan forces, and had targeted Afghan government officials.
ISAF and Afghan forces also seized IED materials while capturing the IED attack coordinator.
In Khost province, ISAF and Afghan forces captured a Haqqani network leader who had been involved in acquiring and transfering homemade explosives. A number of assault rifles were seized in the operation.
The hunt for a Taliban senior leader in Baghlan province continued, as two insurgents were captured. The Taliban senior leader is believed to command a cell of 25 fighters.