Taliban, Haqqani Leaders Arrested in Afghan Operation
[TOLONEWS] Two local Taliban leaders and two Haqqani controllers have been captured in joint Afghan and NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A single organization with differing goals, equipment, language, doctrine, and organization....
troops operations, Isaf said Thursday.
A Taliban big shot, who was not named in Isaf's statement, was captured Thursday in the Khugyani district of eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province, according to Isaf's operations update.
The leader is believed to be a suicide operations controller who manages the recruitment, training and movement of bad boy to conduct attacks on government officials and security forces. He is also believed to be directly associated with several Taliban insider attack beturbanned goons and worked closely with Hezb-e-Islamic Gulbuddin leadership, Isaf said.
Furthermore, Isaf said he is believed to have used his village leadership position to recruit jacket wallahs and "insider attack" controllers from Wazir Jihadi High School.
During the operation, the security force also incarcerated
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
one suspected bad boy.
A second local Taliban leader was captured Thursday in the Nad Ali district of southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province, responsible for the facilitation and construction of improvised bombs (IEDs) and attacks against Afghan and coalition forces, according to Isaf.
He provided guidance to bad boys, regular network updates to Taliban leadership and placed IED against Afghan National Security Forces, Isaf said.
Meanwhile an Afghan and coalition security force tossed in the calaboose
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
a Haqqani controller in Sabari district, Khost province
... across the border from Miranshah, within commuting distance of Haqqani hangouts such as Datta Khel and probably within sight of Mordor. Khost is populated by six different tribes of Pashtuns, the largest probably being the Khostwal, from which it takes its name...
Isaf said he is believed to have supplied beturbanned goons with funds, weapons and equipment to conduct attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in the district. He is also accused of helping finance the purchase of cycle of violences, IED materials, weapons, homemade explosives and fuel to support the insurgency.
Three other suspected beturbanned goons were also captured along with multiple rifles and ammunition.
The second Haqqani controller was captured Thursday in Pul-e 'Alam district of eastern Pashtun-infested Logar province, believed to be responsible for the acquisition, transfer and distribution of weapons and IED components for use in attacks against security forces through the province, Isaf said.
Isaf did not disclose the names of any of the local leaders it says were captured.
Posted by: Fred 2013-02-08