A Haqqani Network facilitator was following a joint military operation by Afghan and NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in eastern Khost province.
The military operation was conducted in Sabari district of eastern Khost province.
The facilitator distributed weapons and explosives and planned attacks against Afghan forces. The security force also confiscated a cache of bomb-making material and detained several suspected insurgents.
Meanwhile in eastern Paktika province Afghan and coalition security forces conducted an operation in search of a Taliban leader.
According to ISAF officials, the insurgent leader directs insurgent fighters in attacks throughout Paktika province. Multiple weapons were seized and two suspected insurgents were detained during the operation.
In a separate operation at eastern Logar province Afghan and coalition security forces detained a Taliban leader in Chark district. The facilitator directed attacks against Afghan forces in Logar province.
One additional suspected insurgent was detained during the operation, ISAF said.
A home-made explosives cache was discovered following a separate military operation at Ghazni province. The cache consisted of 352 pounds (160 kilograms) of HME prepared for use in improvised explosive devices. All of the explosives were destroyed on site.