Combined Joint Task Force 82
By SOF Editor on Thu, 11/12/2009 - 11:43am
Laghman National Directorate of Security officials arrested Qari Asadullah, a known Haqqani Network member, for possessing improvised explosive device-making materials in his home in Ja'alam village in the Alingar valley of Laghman province, Afghanistan, Nov. 5.
Asadullah, a former sub-governor for Surk and Nangarhar provinces during the Taliban regime, is known to be an IED facilitator and builder operating in Laghman province.
This was the first of arrests made in Laghman by the NDS, who is under the direction of a new chief, Gen.