OEF Update, Nov. 28, 2009: Militants Detained in Logar, Khowst
Dispatches from the Front:
KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2009 -- An Afghan-international security force detained a few suspected militants in Logar province today while pursuing a Taliban IED facilitator involved with several attacks in the area.
The joint security force targeted compounds near the village of Alozi in the Pul-e Alam district where intelligence sources reported militant activity. The joint force searched the compounds without incident and detained the suspected militants.
In a separate operation today, an Afghan-international security force detained a couple of suspected militants in Khowst province while pursuing a Haqqani facilitator allegedly involved with the planning of attacks and the transport of fighters into the area.
The joint security force secured a compound near the village of Lewan Kheyl in the Sabari district after intelligence indicated militant activity. The joint force searched the compound without incident and detained the suspected militants. The force also recovered a number of
AK-47 rifles and military-grade batteries.
No shots were fired and no one was injured in either of the operations.
ISAF suffered no fatalities in the last 24 hours.
(Compiled from NATO International Security Assistance Force news releases.)