ISAF Joint Command Operational Update, April 2, 2013

KABUL, Afghanistan–(ENEWSPF)–April 02, 2013 – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Haqqani facilitator during an operation in Zurmat district, Paktiya province, today.

The facilitator is believed to have procured, transported and distributed weapons to insurgents in Paktiya and Khost province. He has also allegedly emplaced improvised explosive devices for use in attacks on Afghan and coalition forces.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:


An Afghan and coalition security force killed Taliban leader, Mukhlis, during an operation in Washer district, Helmand province, yesterday. Mukhlis exercised control over a cell of fighters responsible for direct fire and IED attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in eastern Washer district. He also facilitated the movement of weapons throughout the district for use in insurgency operations.