The leader was responsible for conducting attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout the district, including suicide bomber attacks against coalition bases.
During the operation, the security force also detained two suspected insurgents.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
Afghan and coalition security forces confirmed Wednesday that the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader responsible for the May 22 kidnapping of four aid workers in Badakhshan was one of the insurgents detained during an operation in Yaftal-e Sufla district, Badakhshan province, Monday. The IMU leader is currently in the custody of security forces.
An Afghan and coalition security force detained a Taliban weapons dealer in Panjwa’i district, Kandahar province, Wednesday. The leader facilitated the shipment and delivery of explosives, rifles, and ammunition to insurgents operating throughout Kandahar. During the operation, the security force also detained two suspected insurgents.
In Pul-e ‘Alam district, Logar province, an Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation to detain a Haqqani leader Wednesday. The leader is responsible for planning and conducting attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout the district, including an attack against a coalition convoy in May. During the operation, the security force detained numerous suspected insurgents.
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