International Security Assistance Force officials following a press release on Tuesday announced to seize drugs and detain Taliban leader in various operations across the country.
ISAF officials following a press release on Tuesday said, combined Afghan and coalition security force discovered two drug caches while conducting a routine patrol in Panjwa ‘i district, Kandahar province, yesterday.
The first cache consisted of approximately 2,200 pounds (1,000 kilograms) of marijuana. The second cache consisted of approximately 330 pounds (150 kilograms) of marijuana and approximately 110 pounds (50 kilograms) marijuana seeds.
Security forces destroyed all drugs and seeds on site without incident.
In the meantime, Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban leader during an operation in Baghlan-e Jadid district, Baghlan province in a separate operation in southern Afghanistan. The leader operated a roadside bomb making cell in Baghlan-e Jadid and directed attacks against Afghan forces.
ISAF officials also said, Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province. The leader distributes explosives and plans roadside bomb attacks in Nahr-e Saraj district. One suspected insurgent was detained during the operation.
Meanwhile, Afghan and coalition security force captured a Haqqani facilitator during an operation in Nadir Shah Kot district, Khost province. The facilitator coordinated direct fire and roadside bomb attacks against coalition forces.