Skip to comments.Afghan, Coalition Forces Detain Senior Taliban Leader in Farah
Posted on 01/10/2011 5:33:23 PM PST by SandRat
KABUL, Afghanistan (Jan. 10, 2011) Afghan and coalition forces detained a senior Taliban leader along with several suspected insurgents during a security operation in Gulistan district of Farah province yesterday.
The now detained insurgent was the senior Taliban leader for Bakwah district. He receives large sums of money from foreign fighter insurgent groups. He also plans, coordinates and participates in attacks against coalition forces.
Security forces followed leads to a targeted location in the district, where Afghan forces called for all occupants to exit out of the buildings peacefully before conducting a search. The security team detained the targeted Taliban leader based on initial questioning at the scene along with additional suspected insurgents.
No women or children were injured or detained during this operation.
Good. They got another Taliban leader. The last one ended up, not as a proponent of the religion of “peace”, but as the target of a US missile known as the “religion of pieces”.
“Boom, boom, boom”, as John Lee Hooker would say.
He has already been offered his own show on MSNBC.
I was in Farah, but never ventured over to Gulistan. The Marines were in charge of that district.
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