KABUL, Afghanistan–(ENEWSPF)–February 4, 2013 – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban improvised explosive device facilitator in Nad ‘Ali district, Helmand province, today.
The facilitator is an IED specialist believed responsible for the procurement, construction and distribution of IEDs and other forms of weapons to Taliban leaders operating in the district. He is alleged to have overseen the acquisition and delivery of heavy weapons to insurgents for use in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.
The security force also detained two suspected insurgents and seized multiple firearms as a result of the operation.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
In Maiwand district, Kandahar province, Sunday, an Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader. The leader is believed to have overseen nearly 30 Taliban fighters and is suspected of being responsible for coordinating complex attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.