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ISAF Joint Command morning operational update, Oct. 15, 2011

2011-10-S-030
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan
For Immediate Release

KABUL, Afghanistan (Oct. 15, 2011) —
A combined Afghan and coalition security force killed three insurgents and detained two suspected insurgents during an operation in search of a Haqqani network leader In Gomal district, Paktika province, Friday.

The leader is responsible for roadside bomb and ambush attacks in the Paktika province.

The security force observed multiple armed insurgents, assessing an immediate threat the force engaged, killing the insurgents.

Multiple weapons were seized during the operation.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

South

A combined Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban facilitator during a security operation in Kandahar district, Kandahar province, yesterday. The facilitator moved explosives, weapons and insurgent fighters throughout Kandahar City. Multiple weapons were seized during the operation.

East

In Zurmat district, Paktiya province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force detained numerous suspected insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban leader, yesterday.  The leader procures weapons and prepares roadside bombs for use in attacks against Afghan forces in the Sarobi district. The security force also seized multiple weapons and homemade explosives.

A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained multiple suspected insurgents during an operation in search of a Haqqani network leader in Terayzai district, Khost province, yesterday. The leader moved heavy machine guns and explosives throughout the region for use by insurgent fighters and organized roadside bomb attacks against Afghan forces. 

In Khugyani district, Nangarhar province, a combined Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban facilitator and detained two suspected insurgents, yesterday. The facilitator trafficked narcotics and weapons for use by insurgent fighters throughout the region. The security force also confiscated weapons, illegal narcotics and a military uniform during the operation. 

A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained multiple suspected insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Nerkh district, Wardak province, yesterday. The leader plans attacks against coalition forces in the Nerkh district.

 
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