Coalition forces today confirmed they recently detained two insurgents during two separate Afghan-led operations in Kandahar.
- Haji Mama, a facilitator of weapons, ammunition, homemade explosives and improvised explosive devices was arrested Oct. 4.
- Mohammad Nabi, an insurgent facilitator of IEDs and radios, was arrested Oct. 12.
An Afghan and coalition force detained a number of insurgents during a security operation in search of a Taliban explosives expert in Helmand province, today.
An Afghan-led security force, supported by coalition troops, arrested a Haqqani leader in Ghazni province today. The arrested leader coordinated attacks targeting Afghan and coalition forces and provided weapons to direct action cells located in northern Logar province. During the operation, the security force also detained a number of suspected insurgents.