Wednesday, February 02, 2011
Forces Detain Haqqani Facilitator in Khost Province
Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Releases
The facilitator conducted bomb attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in the area, officials said.
In other operations yesterday:
-- An Afghan and International Security Assistance Force patrol found 16 bags of marijuana, ranging in weight from 100 to 120 pounds, in
Helmand province’s Garm Ser district.
-- In Parwan province’s Salang district, an ISAF patrol found three 115 mm ordnances, five 82 mm mortars and a rocket-propelled grenade.
-- ISAF patrols spotted several insurgents planting roadside bombs in
Helmand’s Nahr-e Sarej and Sangin districts. After gaining positive identification, coalition forces engaged the enemy position, killing several insurgents and wounding another.
province’s Spin Boldak district, a bomb detonated as two insurgents were planting it, killing one and wounding the other. Kandahar
-- An ISAF patrol in
Helmand’s Reg-e Khan Meshin district found an assault rifle, 14 assault rifle magazines and 250 7.62 mm rounds.
-- An Afghan and ISAF patrol in
’s Arghandab district found a 450 rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition, an anti-personnel mine, nine jugs of homemade explosives, detonation cord and about 40 pounds of ball bearings. Kandahar
-- In Kunar province’s Watahpur district, an Afghan and ISAF patrol received small-arms. After establishing positive identification, coalition forces engaged the enemy position, killing an insurgent.