The detained Taliban IED attack coordinator planned and executed IED attacks throughout Khanabad district. He is believed to have conducted attacks against Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan officials as well as Afghan and coalition forces.
During the operation, the security force also seized IED-making materials.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
An Afghan and coalition force detained two insurgents during a security operation in search of a Taliban senior leader in Baghlan-e Jadid district, Baghlan province, today. The Taliban senior leader is alleged to command a cell of 25 Taliban fighters in Baghlan-e Jadid district and oversees IED operations.
BAGRAM, Afghanistan - Afghan National Security Forces cleared three improvised explosive devices during operations in eastern Afghanistan throughout the past 24 hours, Feb. 2.
Afghan National Security Forces found and safely cleared an IED in Sayed Abad District.
Afghan National Security Forces found and safely cleared an IED in Gurbuz District.
Afghan National Security Forces found and safely cleared an IED in Surkh Rod District.
Operations in RC-East are ongoing.