KABUL, Afghanistan–(ENEWSPF)-October 11, 2012 — An Afghan and coalition security force arrested an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan financial facilitator in Kunduz province, Wednesday.
The arrested leader is suspected of being heavily involved in purchasing and trafficking weapons for use in attacks on Afghan and coalition forces in Kunduz province.
The security force also detained multiple suspected insurgents as a result of the operation.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
The Afghan Police in Baghlan, enabled by coalition forces, seized a cache of weapons yesterday believed to be linked to a Taliban leader in Baglan province. The Afghan-led troops recovered a number of rockets, an anti-tank mine, more than 40 mortar rounds and two hand grenades. All ammunition was destroyed in location.
An Afghan and coalition force killed Haqqani leader, Nasrullah, in an operation in Paktiya province, Wednesday. During the operation, the security force positively identified Nasrullah engaging in insurgent activity in an isolated area away from civilians. The security force conducted a precision airstrike, killing him.