From an International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Release
KABUL, Afghanistan, April 30, 2013 – A combined Afghan and
coalition security force arrested a Taliban facilitator and another
insurgent in the Pul-e Alam district of Afghanistan’s Logar province
today, military officials reported.
The facilitator is responsible for acquiring weapons and
distributing them to insurgents throughout the district. He also is
involved in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces and conducts
reconnaissance operations against coalition military forces.
Ghazni province’s Muqor district yesterday, an Afghan quick-reaction
force killed three insurgents and wounded four others after responding
to an attack on a local police checkpoint.
In other news from
Afghanistan, Afghan and coalition security forces today confirmed the
arrest of a high-profile attack facilitator for the Taj Mir Jawad
insurgent network during an April 28 operation in Paktia province’s
Gardez district. The facilitator is responsible for providing weapons
and funding for insurgent fighters. At the time of his arrest, he was
gathering supplies and fighters for a future high-profile attack against
Afghan and coalition forces, officials said.