Written by ISAF
For Immediate Release
ISAF Joint Command operational update
KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec 4) – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a local Taliban leader during a security operation in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, today.
The leader controlled a group of insurgents operating in the district and facilitated the acquisition and distribution of ammunition and weapons to fighters in the area. He also oversaw improvised explosive device and suicide attacks in Maiwand.
The security force also detained three suspected insurgents as a result of the operation.
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