support from coalition forces, Afghan troops detained a suspected
insurgent and heavy-weapons
facilitator today in
the Tarin Kot district of Afghanistan’s Oruzgan province, military
facilitator is a former Afghan National Police checkpoint commander
and is accused of supplying insurgents in Oruzgan province
guns and rockets, as well as aiding suicide bombers. The arrest was made
as part of ongoing Afghan investigations to remove corrupt
individuals from positions
of power, officials said.
coalition forces detained two suspected militants while targeting
the Haqqani terrorist network during an operation in Khowst
targeted a suspected militant in Mando Zayi district who is
suspected of coordinating with other subcommanders who carry
out roadside-bomb attacks. The targeted militant was detained
during the operation.
of the compound revealed multiple AK-47 assault rifles, grenades
and other military equipment, which was destroyed.