Security

Afghan and ISAF Joint Command morning operational update

Friday 30 March 2012,

(BNA)

 

An Afghan-led security force captured a Haqqani leader during an operation in Khost district, Khost province, today.

 

The leader organized roadside bombings and other attacks against Afghan and coalition security forces throughout the district. He also supplied insurgents with materials for building explosive devices.

 

The security force detained one additional suspected insurgent as a result of this operation.

 

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

 

South

 

An Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban leader during an operation in Nad ‘Ali district, Helmand province, today. The leader organized roadside bombings and other attacks against Afghan and coalition security forces in the province. During a search of the compound, the security force also seized material used in the construction of improvised explosives including multiple bags of fertilizer and a large drum of gasoline.  One additional insurgent was also detained.

 

In Maiwand district, Kandahar province, an Afghan led security force captured a Taliban leader during an operation today. The leader coordinated insurgent movement in western Kandahar province for attacks against Afghan and coalition troops. The security force detained two additional insurgents as a result of this operation.

 

East

 

Finally, a combined Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation to capture a Haqqani leader in Pul-e ‘Alam district, Logar province, today. The leader coordinated the manufacturing of roadside bombs and attacks against Afghan and coalition security forces in the district. The security force detained multiple suspected insurgents as a result of the operation.

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