War on Terrorism

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Combined Force Arrests Insurgents in Kunduz Province

From an International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Release

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 21, 2013 – A combined Afghan and coalition security force in Kunduz district of Afghanistan’s Kunduz province arrested six insurgents today during a search for an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader, military officials reported.

The leader is believed to be instrumental in manufacturing, procuring and distributing improvised explosive devices for attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. The security force also seized a shotgun.
In Afghanistan operations yesterday:

-- A precision strike in Kunduz province’s Qalah-ye Zal Qahar district killed a Taliban leader and another insurgent. The Taliban leader coordinated attacks against coalition forces and acquired weapons for insurgents.

-- A combined force in Logar province’s Charkh district saw an insurgent engaged in nefarious activity and killed him with a precision strike.

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