Taliban IED senior leader captured in Kandahar
The International Security Assistance Force confirmed the capture of a Taliban improvised explosive device senior leader known to construct suicide vests during an operation in Kandahar province Monday.
The targeted individual planned and conducted IED attacks throughout Kandahar City.
Intelligence reports led the security force to a compound north of Ejarab in Kandahar district to search for the targeted individual. The joint security force cleared and secured the compound before conducting initial questioning at the scene. Afterward, the security force detained the senior leader along with one 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