Haqqani Leader arrested in Logar province
By Sajad - 30 Nov 2012, 1:24 pm
NATO-led International Security Assisance Force following a statement announced, ÈThe arrested leader acquired weapons for Haqqani fighters and directed attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout Muhammad Aghah district, Logar province. At the time of his arrest, he was overseeing the movement of improvised explosive devices and Haqqani fighters in preparation for an attack.”
The source further added, “The facilitator the combined force arrested planned and executed attacks against Afghan and coalition forces within Muhammad Aghah district while managing the transfer of weapons and IEDs to Haqqani fighters.”
The security force also detained one suspected insurgent and seized multiple firearms during the operation.
In a seprate operation on Thursday in Jowzjan province, an Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban facilitator who planned and directed improvised explosive device attacks against Afghan and coalition forces, ISAF said following the statement adding that during the operation, the security force also detained one suspected insurgent and seized a number of IED components.
ISAF also said in Helmand province Nov. 30 an Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban financier. The financier managed money for the Taliban in several districts within Helmand province and was directly responsible for distributing funds to Taliban fighters for their use in planning and executing attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. During the operation the combined force also detained one suspected insurgent.
Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban facilitator in Kandahar province today, ISAF said adding that the facilitator was responsible for distributing and coordinating the movement of weapons and ammunition for the Taliban in the area.
Anti-government armed militant groups yet to comment regarding the reports.