Afghan and coalition forces today confirmed the death of Taliban leader Qader during a security operation in Kandahar province Saturday. Qader was responsible for the movement of weapons and ammunition throughout the province.
Afghan Special Police enabled by coalition forces recovered a number of weapons, IED components and narcotics in Uruzgan province yesterday. The find included 15 rocket propelled grenade warheads and 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of hashish.
Afghan and coalition forces conducted a precision airstrike to kill two insurgents who were observed burying an IED in Logar province Tuesday.