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- Published: Friday, 24 August 2012 13:12
- Written by ISAF
For Immediate Release
ISAF Joint Command evening operational update
KABUL, Afghanistan (AUG 24) – An Afghan and coalition security force detained several suspected insurgents and seized multiple weapons and ammunition during an operation to arrest an al-Qaeda associated Taliban leader in Andar district, Ghazni province, today.
The Taliban leader acquires weapons and directs attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout the region.
During the operation, two armed insurgents attacked the security force. The security force returned fire, killing both of the attackers. No civilians were harmed in the exchange.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
In Baraki Barak district, Logar province, an Afghan and coalition security force detained several suspected insurgents during an operation to arrest a Haqqani leader today. The Haqqani leader directs attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in Baraki Barak and Pul-e ‘Alam districts.
An Afghan and coalition force detained several suspected insurgents in an operation to find a Taliban leader in Muhammad Aghah district, Logar province, today. The Taliban leader controls a group of insurgents, and plans and directs attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.