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2 militants killed, 6 detained in new operations

2 militants killed, 6 detained in new operations

Mar 01, 2013 - 16:04

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A local Talibaninfo-icon leader was killed and another insurgent wounded during an operation in Nahr-i-Saraj district of southern Helmand province, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) said on Friday.

Identified as Sadiq, the militant was an experienced leader responsible for procuring and distributing small arms and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to Taliban fighters.

“He was also involved with kidnapping government officials and Afghan National Security Force (ANSFinfo-icon) members,” the NATOinfo-icon-led force said in a statement.

It added Afghan and coalition forces killed one fighter during an operation in Kishin Deh district of northern Balkh province.  Both operations were conducted yesterday,

On Friday, a Taliban facilitator was among four rebels arrested in Nawah-i- Barakzai district of Helmand. The rebel facilitator was involved in IED operations and participated in multiple attacks.





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