March 11, 2013

Combined Force Arrests Taliban Leader in Helmand Province

DOD | Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Releases | WASHINGTON, March 11, 2013 – A combined Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader and detained another insurgent in the Nawah-ye Barakzai district of Afghanistan’s Helmand province today, military officials reported.
The leader is accused of coordinating ambushes against Afghan and coalition forces and is believed to have a history of directing attacks using improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades and other weapons.  (READ MORE)

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