War on Terrorism

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Combined Force Arrests Haqqani Facilitator

From an International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Release

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 28, 2013 – A combined Afghan and coalition security force today arrested a high-profile Haqqani network attack facilitator and detained two other insurgents in the Pul-e Alam district of Afghanistan’s Logar province, military officials reported.

The facilitator is believed to be responsible for transporting and facilitating weapons for insurgents in provinces across Afghanistan for use against Afghan and coalition security forces.

In other news, a precision strike called in by a combined force in Helmand province’s Marjah district yesterday killed one insurgent and injured another.

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