War on Terrorism

Monday, September 29, 2008

Militants Detained in Khowst, Ghazni Provinces

American Forces Press Service

Sept. 26, 2008 - Coalition forces detained two suspected militants during operations targeting a Haqqani terrorist network in Afghanistan's Khowst province yesterday, military officials reported. The operation targeted a suspected Haqqani militant in Sabari district, near the Pakistan border, who is suspected to be in direct contact with Haqqani commanders.

The targeted militant also is suspected to be an active participant in the intertwined financial, bomb-making and foreign terrorist network.

Elsewhere, coalition forces detained two suspected militants during an operation in Ghazni province Sept. 23. The two militants were detained for their suspected ties to a Taliban terrorist network and foreign fighter facilitation in Andar district.

(Compiled from Combined Joint Task Force 101 news releases.)

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