KABUL, Afghanistan–(ENEWSPF)–March 30, 2013 – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Haqqani leader during an operation in Sabari district, Khost province, today.
The leader is accused of obtaining improvised explosive devices and various other weapons and distributing them to multiple insurgent commanders. He has also allegedly led a number of fighters in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
During an operation in Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province today, an Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader with significant experience constructing IEDs, and detained one other insurgent. The leader is believed to be responsible for multiple insurgent operations, including IED attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout northern Kandahar.
An Afghan and coalition security force detained several insurgents during an operation in search of a senior Taliban leader in Nad ‘Ali district, Helmand province, today. The leader was allegedly plotting a campaign of sustained military attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in Helmand province. He and his subordinates are believed to have participated in a number of recent attacks utilizing IEDs and small arms fire against Afghan and coalition forces. The security force also seized a pistol, bomb-making materials and narcotics as a result of the operation.