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KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Haqqani leader during an operation in Nadir Shah Kot district, Khost province, March 2.

The insurgent is believed responsible for organizing and conducting improvised explosive device and mortar attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout
Afghanistan:

East

Afghan and coalition forces killed three insurgents and wounded one other during an operation in Ghaziabad district, Kunar province, March 1. The security force positively identified the militants engaging in insurgent activity in an isolated area away from civilians.
After ensuring no civilians were in the vicinity, the security force engaged the armed insurgents, killing three and wounding one.

An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban facilitator and two other insurgents during an operation in Baraki Barak district, Logar province, March 2. The insurgent is accused of procuring and distributing weapons for Taliban fighters in Baraki Barak. He is also alleged to have a history of directing IED and small arms attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.

An Afghan and coalition security force arrested two insurgents during an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Sherzad district, Nangarhar province, March 2. The insurgent is believed responsible for directing and participating in attacks on Afghan and coalition forces in the district.

He is accused of being involved with a network that has executed innocent Afghan citizens and actively seeks to recruit fighters to conduct insider attacks against coalition forces. He is also alleged to extort the residents of Sherzad district, using the money to fund illegal activities.

South

An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban facilitator and one other insurgent during an operation in Kandahar district, Kandahar province, March 2. The insurgent is accused of coordinating the movement of supplies, weapons and IED-making materials for use against Afghan and coalition forces. He is believed heavily involved in recruiting efforts ahead of the spring fighting season.

North

Afghan and coalition forces killed an insurgent during an operation in Khanabad district, Kunduz province, yesterday. The security force positively identified the militant engaging in insurgent activity in an isolated area away from civilians. After ensuring no civilians were in the vicinity, the security force engaged the armed insurgents, killing one.

An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader and four other insurgents during an operation in Chahar Darah district, Kunduz province, March 1. The insurgent is believed to be a prominent member of Chahar Darah’s IED network, thought responsible for procuring, distributing and emplacing IEDs throughout the district.

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