Skip to comments.Combined Force Kills Taliban Leader
Posted on 01/06/2012 7:54:07 AM PST by SandRat
KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 5, 2012 An Afghan and coalition security force killed a Taliban leader in the Mazar-e Sharif district of Afghanistans Balkh province today, military officials reported.
The leader was responsible for logistical and financial support of insurgent fighters, led a recent ambush against Afghan forces and buried roadside bombs.
In operations in Afghanistan yesterday:
-- A combined force in Kandahar provinces Panjwai district found and destroyed about 5,500 pounds of marijuana.
-- In Kandahar provinces Zharay district, a coalition security force confiscated seven mines, eight 82 mm recoilless rifle rounds, a heavy machine gun and several bomb components.
-- A combined force in Helmand provinces Reg-e Khan Neshin district found and destroyed about 500 pounds of marijuana seeds.
-- In Helmand provinces Musa Qalah district, a coalition force found 40 electronic bomb components, 15 five-gallon containers of homemade explosives, multiple artillery rounds and detonation cord. An explosive ordnance disposal team destroyed the weapons.
2 tons of weed! Nice stash..
wow, some negotiation.........sarc
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