Combined Force Arrests Insurgents in Search for Taliban Leader

> Subject: Combined Force Arrests Insurgents in Search for Taliban Leader > Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 08:45:27 -0600
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> Combined Force Arrests Insurgents in Search for Taliban Leader [ http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=118568 ] 11/16/2012 08:17 AM CST >
> Combined Force Arrests Insurgents in Search for Taliban Leader >
> From an International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Release >
> KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov. 16, 2012 – A combined Afghan and coalition force in Afghanistan’s Helmand province arrested several suspected insurgents today during a search for a Taliban leader who facilitates the transfer of weapons and is involved in ambush attacks targeting Afghan and coalition forces, military officials reported. >
> In other Afghanistan operations today:
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> — A combined force in Nangarhar province arrested a Taliban weapons facilitator believed to have organized and executed the transfer of weapons and ammunition to Taliban fighters and to have planned assassinations. The security force also detained two other suspected insurgents and seized assault-style rifles. >
> — In Logar province, a combined force arrested a Haqqani network leader suspected of planning and launching rocket-propelled grenades and 82 mm rockets against Afghan and coalition forces. >
> In Ghazni province yesterday, a combined force killed Taliban leader Hafiz Sadar and another insurgent. Also known as Sherin Agha, Hafiz Sadar was responsible for directing roadside-bomb and direct-fire attacks against Afghan and coalition forces, and he was directly accountable for the kidnapping of Afghan officials. >
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