Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Forces Detain Insurgents in Afghanistan Operations
Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Releases
-- In the Sholgarah district of Balkh province, troops captured an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan terrorist leader and three associates for alleged involvement in training camps and trafficking foreign fighters, as well as launching attacks on security forces.
-- Afghan and coalition forces in
province’s Ghorak district detained five suspected insurgents, including a Taliban leader responsible for procuring and distributing bomb-making materials throughout Kandahar Helmand and provinces. Kandahar
-- Security forces operating in
province’s Kandahar Daman district captured two suspected insurgents and a Taliban weapons trafficker who’s linked to attacks on security forces and innocent civilians.
-- In Khost province’s Bak district, troops captured a Haqqani network terrorist responsible for trafficking weapons and participating in attacks on security forces.
-- Forces captured another Haqqani network terrorist in Khost province’s Sabari district. The terrorist is responsible for leading and coordinating attacks against security forces. Several other suspected insurgents were detained during the operation.