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PublishDate: Sunday, September 19, 2010 13:29

Haqqani Network facilitator captured in Khost

The International Security Assistance Force confirmed the capture of a Haqqani Network facilitator who facilitated the movement of weapons and ammunition that threaten the security of the local population.

The facilitator was captured during an Afghan and coalition force operation in Khost
province Friday.

Based on intelligence reports, the security force targeted a compound north of the
village of Guldar in Khost district to search for the facilitator. As the security force arrived
on scene, they observed an armed insurgent exit a nearby building and maneuver on the
assault force. The assault force engaged, killing the man who was carrying an automatic
weapon

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