Afghan and coalition security forces detained two Taliban leaders following joint military operations in Kandahar and Ghazni provinces of Afghanitan.
According to a statement released by International Security Assistance Force, Afghan and coalition security force detained a Taliban leader during an operation in Panjwa’i district, Kandahar province. The leader directed roadside bombings and other attacks against Afghan and coalition security forces throughout the district. During the operation, the security force detained multiple insurgents and confiscated bomb making materials.
The source further added Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban leader during an operation in Gelan district, Ghazni province, today. The leader conducted roadside bomb attacks against Afghan civilians, Afghan National Security Forces and coalition troops along Highway 1. One additional insurgent was also detained.