War on Terrorism

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Precision Strike Kills Taliban IED Expert

From an International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Release

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013 – A precision strike killed Zekaria, a Taliban improvised explosive device expert, in the Chahar Darah district of Afghanistan’s Kunduz province yesterday, military officials reported.

The strike will significantly degrade the ability of insurgents to conduct attacks in the Charhar Darah district, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command officials said.

In other news, ISAF Joint Command officials confirmed today that Habib, a Taliban leader, was killed by a precision strike yesterday in Logar province’s Charkh district. He obtained weapons for insurgents and helped to plan attacks against Afghan and coalition forces, officials said.

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