ISAF Joint Command Daily Operational Update, October 14, 2012

KABUL, Afghanistan–(ENEWSPF)–October 14m 2012  — An Afghan and coalition security force killed Haqqani leader Rahmatullah during a security operation in Logar province Saturday.
 
Rahmatullah, also known as Qari Moktar or Mohammad Qasim Qari, was responsible for coordinating direct fire and improvised explosive device attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in Pul-e Alam district.
 
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
 
East
 
An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Haqqani leader in Ghazni province today. The detained Haqqani leader is believed to be directly associated with suicide and IED attack operations.
 
Afghan and coalition forces confirmed the death of a Taliban leader, Shafiullah, in an operation in Ghazni province Sunday. Shafiullah was a Taliban leader accused of planning and executing the May 29, 2011 attack that killed three coalition members.
 
Afghan and coalition forces confirmed the death of Taliban leader, Zafar Khan, in a security operation in Ghazni province Wednesday. Khan, a Taliban leader who exercised command and control of the insurgency in a portion of Ghazni province, was also believed to be involved in the Sept. 9 attack on Jaghatu District Center.
 
An Afghan and coalition force arrested number of insurgents during a security operation in search of a Taliban senior leader in Paktiya province today. The Taliban leader is believed to oversee IED operations throughout Paktiya province.

South
 
An Afghan and coalition force arrested several insurgents and seized 15 kilograms (33 pounds) of illegal narcotics during a security operation in search of a Taliban leader in Helmand province today. The Taliban leader operates in close coordination with Taliban senior leaders and conducts direct action attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.
 
Afghan and coalition forces confirmed the arrest of a Taliban leader during a security operation in Helmand province Friday. He is allegedly responsible for directing multiple attacks targeting Afghan and coalition forces throughout Helmand province.

Source: isaf.nato.int