December 18, 2014

High-profile Haqqani attack facilitator arrested: ISAF

By Sadaf Shinwari - Thu Feb 28 2013, 11:00 am

arrested in AfghanistanA high-profile Haqqani network attack facilitator was arrested during a joint military operation by Afghan and coalition security forces.

NATO-led International Security Assistance Force following a statement announced, “An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Haqqani high-profile attack facilitator and detained two other insurgents during an operation in Pul-e Alam district, Logar province, today.”

The source further added, “The facilitator is believed responsible for transporting and facilitating weapons in multiple provinces across Afghanistan, to include both home-made explosive material and vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices for use against Afghan and coalition security forces.”

The statement also added, Afghan and coalition security force killed one insurgent and injured another during an operation in Marjeh district, Helmand province, yesterday.

The security force positively identified the insurgents and engaged them with a precision strike, killing one and injuring another, ISAF said.

Anti-government armed militant groups yet to comment regarding the report.

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