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ISAF Joint Command morning operational update, Nov. 30, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan (November 30, 2011) — A Haqqani network leader was captured today by a combined Afghan and coalition security force in Pul-e ‘Alam district, Logar province

The leader conducted attacks against coalition forces and distributed weapons throughout the area.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:


South

In Kandahar district, Kandahar province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Taliban leader, today. The leader directs subordinate fighters in attacks against Afghan forces and distributes explosives in support of insurgent operations in Kandahar province. The security force detained multiple suspected insurgents.

A combined Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Taliban facilitator in Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province, today. The facilitator moves heavy weaponry throughout the Kandahar province.  The security force detained multiple suspected insurgents during the operation.

A coalition security force discovered a weapons cache while conducting a patrol in Sangin district, Helmand province, yesterday. The cache consisted of one machine gun, one AK-47 rifle, approximately 154 pounds (70 kilograms) of homemade explosives, three meters of detonation cord and various improvised explosive device-making components. All of the weapons and explosives were destroyed on site.
 
In Maiwand district, Kandahar province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force discovered a drug cache, yesterday. The cache consisted of approximately 165 pounds (75 kilograms) of hashish. All of the drugs were destroyed at the scene and no civilians were harmed or property damaged during the operation.

A combined Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Taliban facilitator in Marjah district, Helmand province, today. The facilitator coordinates insurgent activities with Taliban leaders throughout Helmand province. During the operation, the security force detained multiple suspected insurgents.

East
 
Today, in Chak-e Wardak district, Wardak province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban facilitator during an operation. The facilitator transported suicide vests, weapons and vehicles for use in spectacular attacks in Kabul city. The security force seized multiple weapons and detained three additional suspected insurgents during the operation.
 

A combined Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Ghazni district, Ghazni province, today. The leader directs attacks against Afghan forces. Two suspected insurgents were detained during the operation.

 

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