KABUL, Afghanistan–(ENEWSPF)–February 6, 2013 – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban facilitator in Panjwa’i district, Kandahar province, today.
The detained Taliban facilitator is believed to have overseen the management of weapons caches for his Taliban network and ensured the facilitation of equipment, vehicles and weapons to insurgent fighters. He is also accused of having acquired and transferred large amounts of improvised explosive devices and IED-making materials to weapons caches throughout Panjwa’i district.
The security force also detained two suspected insurgents and seized nearly 700 pounds of illegal narcotics as a result of the operation.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, Monday. The leader is believed responsible for coordinating insurgent operations, including the distribution of weapons and funds to insurgent fighters responsible for conducting attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in the province. The security force also detained one suspected insurgent as a result of the operation.