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Taliban Compound Struck
2009-11-CA-056
Dec. 2: Taliban Compound Struck NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-11-CA-056
For Immediate Release

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 02) - International forces conducted an air strike against a Taliban commander in a remote area of eastern Afghanistan yesterday.

The Taliban commander was the target of the precision strike in Kunar province's Dara Noor district, which occurred 
in an open area away from civilian compounds or infrastructure. 
Assessment of the strike continues.
"2009-12-01T00:00:00"
airstrike
Kunar
Dara-ye Noor
Taliban
commander
0
0
true
false
false
true
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Militants Detained in Kandahar
2009-11-CA-056
Militants Detained in Kandahar NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-11-CA-056
For Immediate Release

In another joint operation today, an Afghan-international security force
detained several suspected militants in Kandahar province after
searching a compound known to be used by a Taliban financier and
facilitator.

The joint force targeted the compound approximately five miles southwest
of Kandahar City.  The force searched the compound without incident and
detained the suspected militants, including the Taliban financier and
facilitator.  No shots were fired, and no one was injured.

The Taliban uses an extensive network of supply routes in
southern Afghanistan to arm and equip its militant elements within the
country.  Afghan and international security forces consistently partner
personnel and resources to block these routes and ensure the safety and
well being of the Afghan people.
"2009-12-02T00:00:00"
detention
Kandahar
Kandahar City
Taliban
financier;facilitator
0
3
several
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Militants Detained in Khost
2009-12-CA–057
Dec. 3: Militants Detained in Khwost NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA–057
For Immediate Release
 

 In another operation Wednesday, an Afghan-international security force detained a handful of suspected militants in Khowst province while pursuing a Taliban IED facilitator.  The joint security force targeted a compound near the village of Khatekah in the Sabari district after intelligence sources indicated militant activity.  The joint force searched the compound without incident and detained the suspected militants, including the IED facilitator.   No shots were fired and no one was harmed in either operation.
"2009-12-02T00:00:00"
detention
Khost
Sabari district
Khatekah
Taliban
IED facilitator
0
4
handful
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
1
false
Militants Detained in Wardak
2009-12-CA–057
Dec. 3: Militants Detained in Wardak NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA–057
For Immediate Release

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 3) – An Afghan-international security force detained several suspected militants in Wardak province while pursuing a Taliban sub-commander today.  The joint security force targeted a compound near the village of Jamad Kheyl in the Sayed Abad district after intelligence sources indicated militant activity.  The joint force searched the compound without incident and detained the suspected militants.  
  No shots were fired and no one was harmed in either operation.
 
"2009-12-03T00:00:00"
detention
Wardak
Sayyedabad
Jamad Khel
Taliban
sub-commander
0
3
several
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Insurgents Detained in Kandahar
2009-12-CA-058
Dec. 4: Insurgents Detained in Kandahar ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-058
For Immediate Release

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 4) - An Afghan-international security force detained several suspected militants in Kandahar province today after searching a compound known to be used by a Taliban facilitator.

The joint security force targeted the compound near the village
of Nurayo Kariz, approximately 10 miles northeast of Kandahar City in
Arghandab district.  The force searched the compound without incident
and detained the militants, including the Taliban facilitator.  No shots
were fired and no one was injured.

The Taliban uses an extensive network of supply routes in
southern Afghanistan to arm and equip its militant elements within the
country. Afghan and international security forces partner personnel and
resources to block these routes and ensure the safety and well being of
the Afghan people.
"2009-12-04T00:00:00"
detention
Kandahar
Arghandab
Nurayo Kariz
Taliban
facilitator
0
3
several
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
1
false
Several militants killed in Kandahar
2009-12-CA-060
Dec. 6: Operations Conducted in Laghman, Kandahar and Ghanzi Provinces; ISAF Casualty

NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-060
For Immediate Release

In a separate operation late yesterday, an Afghan-international
security force detained a group of militants while searching for a
senior Taliban commander in northern Kandahar province. The commander is
responsible for several attacks and distributing weapons and IED
materials to other militant forces in the area. 
Several militants were killed when they attacked the joint force
while searching a compound near the village of Shotor Gardan in the
Khakriz district where the commander was believed to be located. 
No civilians were harmed during any of these operations.
"2009-12-05T00:00:00"
captureandkill
Kandahar
Khakrez
Shotor Gardan
Taliban
senior Taliban commander
3
3
a group
several
true
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Taliban Facilitator Detained in Logar
2009-12-CA-059
Dec. 5: Taliban Facilitator Detained in Logar
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan


2009-12-CA-059 
For Immediate Release 

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 5) - An Afghan-international security force detained a handful of militants in Logar province including a key Taliban facilitator responsible for movement and training of militant elements in the area.  The facilitator is linked to senior Taliban leadership in the province. The joint security force targeted a compound near the village of Sejawand in the Baraki Barak district where intelligence sources said the facilitator was located.  The joint force searched the compound without incident and detained the militants, easily identifying the facilitator.  The force recovered a number of AK-47 rifles, pistols, fragmentation grenades and chest racks fully loaded with AK-47 magazines.  

No shots were fired and no one was harmed in this operation.
"2009-12-05T00:00:00"
detention
Logar
Baraki Barak
Sejawand
Taliban
Key Taliban facilitator
0
4
handful
false
true
false
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
1
false
Air Strike in Laghman
2009-12-CA-060
Dec. 6: Operations Conducted in Laghman
NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-060
For Immediate Release

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 6)-An international security force carried out
an air strike early this morning and killed a group of enemy militants
in Laghman province who placed IEDs along a road near the village of
Hakimabad in the Arlingar district. 
After the air strike, Afghan-international security forces
cleared the site, found the IEDs and destroyed them.
"2009-12-06T00:00:00"
airstrike
Laghman
Arlingar
Hakimabad
3
0
a group
true
false
false
true
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Detentions in Kandahar
2009-12-CA-060
Dec. 6: Operations Conducted in Laghman, Kandahar and Ghanzi Provinces; ISAF Casualty

NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-060
For Immediate Release

Also today, an Afghan-international security force detained a
Taliban commander and another militant after searching a compound in
Kandahar province.  The commander is responsible for several IED and
suicide bomb attacks and for distributing arms and IED materials to
insurgents in the area. 
The joint security force targeted a compound near the village of
Rigwai Sofla in the Panjawi district where reliable intelligence sources
said the Taliban commander was located.  The compound was searched
without incident and two militants were detained, including the Taliban
commander.
"2009-12-06T00:00:00"
detention
Kandahar
Panjwayi
Rigwa-i Sofla
Taliban
commander
0
2
two
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
1
0
true
One detained in Ghazni
2009-12-CA-060
Dec. 6: Operations Conducted in Laghman, Kandahar and Ghanzi Provinces; ISAF Casualty

NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-060
For Immediate Release

In Ghanzi province, another Afghan-international security force
searched a compound near the village of Mian Kheyl in Wali Mohammad
Shaheed district without incident. The security force detained one
suspected militant.
"2009-12-06T00:00:00"
detention
Ghazni
Wali Mohammad Shaheed
Mian Khel
0
1
one
false
true
false
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Air Strike Hits Stronghold in Kunar
2009-12-CA-061
Dec. 7: Air Strike Hits Stronghold in Kunar NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-061
For Immediate Release

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 7) - An international security force conducted
an air strike today and destroyed a known Taliban stronghold consisting
of bunkers and prepared defensive positions in Kunar province. 
The security force targeted the stronghold near the village of
Tsangar Darah in the mountainous Watapur district after intelligence
sources indicated militant activity at the location.
"2009-12-07T00:00:00"
airstrike
Kunar
Watapur
Tsangar Darah
Taliban
0
0
false
false
false
true
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Detentions in Khost, including Haqqani IED cell leader
2009-12-CA-061
Dec. 7: Air Strike Hits Stronghold in Kunar NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-061
For Immediate Release 
In other operations today, an Afghan-international security
force in Khowst province detained a Haqqani IED cell leader and several
other militants after searching a compound.  The IED cell leader is
responsible for constructing and emplacing IEDs and for several attacks
in the area. 
The joint security force targeted a compound near the village of
Kuzah Kala in the Terayzai district where intelligence sources reported
the cell leader to be located.  The joint force searched the compound
without incident and detained several militants, including the cell
leader.  The force also recovered a number of AK-47 rifles, hand
grenades and bomb-making materials.
"2009-12-07T00:00:00"
detention
Khost
Terayzai
Kuzah Kala
Haqqani
IED cell leader
0
3
several
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
1
0
true
Militants Detained in Zabul
2009-12-CA-061
Dec. 7: Air Strike Hits Stronghold in Kunar NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan



2009-12-CA-061
For Immediate Release

Another Afghan-international security force detained a few
suspected militants in Zabul province while pursuing a Taliban commander
responsible for several small arms and IED attacks in the area. 
The joint security force targeted a compound near the village of
Nowkhiz in the Qalat district after intelligence sources reported
militant activity at the location.  The joint force searched the
compound without incident and detained the militants. 
No civilians were injured in any of the operations.
"2009-12-07T00:00:00"
detention
Zabul
Qalat
Nowkhiz
Taliban
commander
0
3
a few
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Several militants killed and wounded in Paktika
2009-12-CA-061
Dec. 7: Air Strike Hits Stronghold in Kunar NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-061
For Immediate Release

In another operation, an Afghan-international security force
killed several enemy militants and wounded another in northern Paktika
province while pursuing a Taliban commander.  The militant commander is
responsible for weapons facilitation, kidnapping Afghan citizens and
planning several suicide bomb and IED attacks in the area. 
The joint security force targeted a compound near the village of
Tawdobay Kalay in the Sar Hawza district where intelligence reported
militant activity.  During the operation, the joint force received
hostile fire and returned fire.  A security element of the force
searched the enemy fighting position and recovered several AK-47 rifles
and chest racks loaded with AK-47 magazines.  The joint force then
provided medical attention to the wounded enemy militant and later
transported him to a military medical treatment facility.
"2009-12-07T00:00:00"
captureandkill
Paktika
Sar Hawza
Tawdobay Kalay
Taliban
commander
3
1
one
several
true
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Airstrike against Taliban training camp in Kunar
2009-12-CA-063
Dec. 9: ISAF Strikes Militants; Afghan Equipment Operators, Mechanics Learn Maintenance Techniques NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-063
For Immediate Release

Kabul, Afghanistan (Dec. 9) - An international security force conducted
an air strike targeting a group of militants near a Taliban training
camp in a remote section of the Watapur Valley in Konar province
yesterday. The air strike targeted the militants in an open area away from civilian
structures. Assessment of the strike is ongoing. The Taliban uses an extensive network of supply routes in eastern
Afghanistan to arm, man and equip its militant elements within the
country.  Afghan and international security forces are working together
to block these routes and ensure the safety and well being of the Afghan
people.
"2009-12-08T00:00:00"
airstrike
Kunar
Watapur
Taliban
0
0
training camp
true
false
false
true
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Haqqani Facilitator Detained in Khost
2009-12-CA-065
Dec. 11: Haqqani Facilitator Detained in Khowst; Security Discussed in Farah NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan


2009-12-CA-065
For Immediate Release

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 11) - An Afghan-international security force detained a couple of militants in Khowst province today, one of whom was a sought-after Haqqani facilitator.  The facilitator is responsible for the shipment and distribution of weapons to other militant elements in the area. 
The joint security force searched a compound near the village of Badal Kalay in the Nader Shakhot district where intelligence sources indicated the facilitator was located.  The facilitator identified himself and surrendered without incident.  No shots were fired and no one was injured.
"2009-12-11T00:00:00"
detention
Khost
Nader Shahkot
Badal Kalay
Haqqani
facilitator
0
2
a couple
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
1
false
Militant Detained in Kandahar
2009-12-CA-066
Dec. 12: Joint Security Forces Interdict Militants; Women's Police Corps Training Center Established 
NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-066
For Immediate Release

Another Afghan-International security force detained a suspected militant yesterday in Kandahar province while pursuing a Taliban commander. 
The joint security force searched a vehicle near the village of Khak-e-Shirin in Shah Wali Kot district after intelligence indicated
militant activity.  The joint force searched the vehicle without incident and detained one suspected militant. 
No one was killed or injured during the operation.
"2009-12-11T00:00:00"
detention
Kandahar
Shah Wali Kot
Khak-e Shirin
Taliban
commander
0
1
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Militants Killed and another detained in Paktya
2009-12-CA-066
Dec. 12: Joint Security Forces Interdict Militants; Women's Police Corps Training Center Established NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-066
For Immediate Release

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 12) - An Afghan-international security force killed an enemy militant and detained another in the Paktya province while pursuing a Taliban commander responsible for several attacks in the area today. 
The joint security force searched a compound near the village of Sar Mast Kheyl in the Zormat district where intelligence reported militant activity to be located.  One enemy militant was killed when he threatened the force with hostile intent.  The joint force searched the compound without further incident and detained a suspected militant.  No Afghan civilians were harmed during this operation.
"2009-12-12T00:00:00"
captureandkill
Paktya
Zurmat
Sar Mast Kheyl
Taliban
commander
1
1
true
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Militant Detained in Laghman
2009-12-CA-067
Dec. 13: Militant Detained in Laghman NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan


2009-12-CA-067
For Immediate Release

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 13) -  An Afghan-international security force killed five enemy militants and detained one in Laghman province today while pursuing a Taliban IED facilitator who is linked to several IED and suicide bomb attacks in the area.

The joint force targeted a compound near the village of Tingawar in Alingar district where intelligence sources reported militant activity.  During the operation, several militants threatened the force with AK-47 rifles and shotguns and were killed.  The joint force searched the compound without further incident.

ISAF Casualties
There were no ISAF fatalities in the last 24 hours in Afghanistan.
"2009-12-13T00:00:00"
captureandkill
Laghman
Alingar
Tingawar
Taliban
IED facilitator
5
1
several
true
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Militants Detained in Kandahar
2009-12-CA-068
Dec. 14: Militants Detained in Khost, Kandahar NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan


2009-12-CA-068
For Immediate Release

In another operation today, an Afghan-international security force detained a Taliban weapons facilitator and a couple of other militants in Kandahar province. This facilitator is responsible for the supply and shipment of weapons to other militant elements in the area. The force searched a compound near the village of Belanday in the Panjwayi district where intelligence sources reported the facilitator to be located. 
No shots were fired and no one was harmed in either operation.
"2009-12-14T00:00:00"
detention
Kandahar
Panjwayi
Belanday
Taliban
weapons facilitator
0
3
a couple;facilitator
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
1
false
Militants Detained in Khost
2009-12-CA-068
Dec. 14: Militants Detained in Khost, Kandahar NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan


2009-12-CA-068
For Immediate Release


KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 14) - An Afghan-international security force detained a Haqqani weapons facilitator and a small group of other militants in Khost province today.  The facilitator is responsible for the supply and distribution of weapons to several militant elements in the area. 
The joint force searched a compound near the village of Paru Kheyl in the Sabari district where intelligence sources reported the facilitator to be located. The Haqqani facilitator confirmed his identity and surrendered.
"2009-12-14T00:00:00"
detention
Khost
Sabari district
Paru Kheyl
Haqqani
Haqqani weapons facilitator
0
4
small group
false
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
1
false
Militants Killed in Kandahar
2009-12-CA–070
Dec. 15: Taliban Commander Detained in Zabul; Militants Killed in Kandahar; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA–070
For Immediate Release


In another operation, security forces killed four militants Monday after observing the men emplacing an IED near the village of Charhar Bagh in Kandahar.

The ISAF unit ended the engagement when two insurgents fled into the village. ISAF believes no civilians were injured or killed in this operation but is investigating claims made to the contrary.
"2009-12-14T00:00:00"
insurgentskilled
Kandahar
Chahar Bagh
Taliban
militants
4
0
four
true
false
false
false
false
true
true
false
0
0
0
0
false
Taliban Commander Detained in Zabul
2009-12-CA–070
Dec. 15: Taliban Commander Detained in Zabul; Militants Killed in Kandahar; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA–070
For Immediate Release

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 15) – An Afghan-international security force detained a Taliban commander and other militants in Zabul province today. The Taliban commander is linked to IED facilitation and is responsible for several attacks in the area.

The joint security force searched a compound in the provincial capital of Qalat where intelligence sources reported the commander to be located. The joint force searched the compound without incident and detained a few militants, one of whom identified himself as the targeted individual in the operation. No shots were fired and no one was harmed.
"2009-12-15T00:00:00"
detention
Zabul
Qalat City
Taliban
commander
0
3
a few;other militants
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
1
0
true
Taliban Commander And other militants detained in Kandahar
2009-12-CA–071
Dec. 16: Taliban Commanders Detained; Afghans Attend Writing Seminar; ISAF Casualties NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 
2009-12-CA–071 For Immediate Release

In another operation, security forces detained a Taliban commander and a few other militants in western Kandahar province today. This commander has led a sizable militant element and is responsible for a number of IED attacks in the area. The joint force searched a compound near the village of Haji Abdourraf in the Zhari district where intelligence sources reported the Taliban commander to be located. The militants were detained without incident.
"2009-12-16T00:00:00"
detention
Kandahar
Zheray
Haji Abdourraf
Taliban
commander
0
3
a few
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
1
0
true
Taliban Commander Detained in Kandahar
2009-12-CA–071
Dec. 16: Taliban Commanders Detained; Afghans Attend Writing Seminar; ISAF Casualties NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 
2009-12-CA–071 For Immediate Release In a third operation, a security force detained another sought after Taliban commander and other militants in central Kandahar today. This commander is responsible for several attacks in the area and has links to other militant elements. The joint security force searched compounds near the village of Pitaway in the Arghandab district where intelligence sources reported the commander to be located. The joint force searched the compound without incident and detained the militants. No shots were fired and no one was harmed during these operations.
"2009-12-16T00:00:00"
detention
Kandahar
Arghandab
Pitaway
Taliban
commander
0
3
other militants
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
1
0
true
Taliban Commanders Detained in Wardak
2009-12-CA–071
Dec. 16: Taliban Commanders Detained; Afghans Attend Writing Seminar; ISAF Casualties 
NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 
2009-12-CA–071 For Immediate Release KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 16) – An Afghan-international security force detained two Taliban commanders and another suspected militant in Wardak province today. These commanders are involved with IED activity and responsible for several attacks in the area. 
The joint force searched compounds near the village of Bhardokheyl where intelligence sources reported militant activity. The militants were detained without incident.
"2009-12-16T00:00:00"
detention
Wardak
Bhardokheyl
Taliban
commander
0
3
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
2
0
true
Militant Detained in Wardak
2009-12-CA–072
Dec. 17: Militants Detained; Paktya Regional Hospital Cares for ANA Families NEWS RELEASE ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 
2009-12-CA–072 For Immediate Release In a third operation, a security force detained a suspected militant in Wardak province while pursuing a Taliban commander heavily involved with IED activity in the area. The joint force searched a compound near the village of Zamooch in the Sayed Abad district and detained the suspected militant. No shots were fired and no one was harmed in these operations.
"2009-12-17T00:00:00"
detention
Wardak
Sayyedabad
Zamooch
Taliban
commander
0
1
suspected militant
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Militants Detained in Paktya
2009-12-CA–072
Dec. 17: Militants Detained; Paktya Regional Hospital Cares for ANA Families NEWS RELEASE ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 
2009-12-CA–072 For Immediate Release KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 17) – An Afghan-international security force detained a handful of suspected militants in Paktya province today while pursuing a Taliban commander responsible for weapons facilitation and several attacks in the area. The joint force searched a compound near the village of Payandegi in the Zurmat district where intelligence sources reported militant activity. They recovered several AK-47 rifles, chest racks, grenades, blasting caps and other IED-making materials.
"2009-12-17T00:00:00"
detention
Paktya
Zurmat
Payandegi
Taliban
commander
0
4
a handful
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Taliban Facilitator And militants detained in Nangarhar
2009-12-CA–072
Dec. 17: Militants Detained; Paktya Regional Hospital Cares for ANA Families NEWS RELEASE ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 
2009-12-CA–072 For Immediate Release In another operation today, a security force detained a Taliban facilitator and other militants in Nangarhar province. This facilitator is responsible for supplying IED materials to other militants in the area. The joint force searched a compound near the village of Duzalakheyl in the Hesarak district where intelligence sources reported the facilitator to be located. The force detained the militants, one of whom identified himself as the Taliban commander.
"2009-12-17T00:00:00"
detention
Nangarhar
Hesarak
Duzalakheyl
Taliban
facilitator;commander
0
3
other militants
false
true
true
false
true
true
true
false
0
0
1
0
true
Forces engage militants in Kandahar
2009-12-CA-073
Dec. 18: ISAF Assesses Claims of Civilian Casualties; Operational Update 
NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 

2009-12-CA-073
For Immediate Release

In an operation yesterday, a joint security force engaged militants in Kandahar province while pursuing a Taliban commander. The joint force searched a location near the village of De Chenartu Tangay in Shah Wali Kot district after intelligence indicated militant activity.  While the joint force was searching the area, a group of suspected militants was observed maneuvering around a nearby ridgeline.

As the force departed the area after completing their search, the suspected militants fired on them from the ridgeline. The force returned fire and left the area without further incident.

No civilians or members of the joint force were injured during the operation.
"2009-12-17T00:00:00"
exchangeoffire
Kandahar
Shah Wali Kot
De Chenartu Tangay
Taliban
commander
0
0
false
false
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Militants Detained in Khost
2009-12-CA-073
Dec. 18: ISAF Assesses Claims of Civilian Casualties; Operational Update NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 

2009-12-CA-073
For Immediate Release

In another operation today, a joint security force detained a sought after Haqqani IED facilitator along with a few other militants in Khowst province after searching suspected compounds.  The facilitator is heavily involved with distributing weapons to other militant elements and increasing the IED network in the area.

The joint force searched compounds near the village of Paro Kheyl in the Sabari district where intelligence sources reported the facilitator to be and detained the militants, one of whom identified himself as the Haqqani facilitator. In a fourth operation today, a joint security force detained a few suspected militants in Kandahar province while pursuing a Taliban commander responsible for manufacturing IEDs and several attacks in the area.

The joint security force searched a compound near the village of Adiran in the Arghandab district after intelligence sources reported militant activity.  The joint force searched the compound and detained the suspected militants.

No shots were fired and no one was harmed during these operations.
"2009-12-18T00:00:00"
detention
Khost
Sabari district
Paru Kheyl
Haqqani
IED facilitator
0
4
a few
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
1
false
Militants Detained in Wardak
2009-12-CA-073
Dec. 18: ISAF Assesses Claims of Civilian Casualties; Operational Update NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 

2009-12-CA-073
For Immediate Release

In other operations, an Afghan-international security force detained a few suspected militants in Wardak province while pursuing a Taliban facilitator linked to several local militant leaders and commanders today.

The joint force searched compounds near the village of Chaghara in the Nerkh district where intelligence sources reported  militant activity.
"2009-12-18T00:00:00"
detention
Wardak
Nerkh
Chaghara
Taliban
facilitator
0
3
a few
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Security Forces Strike Haqqani Militants in Paktika
2009-12-CA-074
Dec. 19: Security Forces Strike Haqqani Militants in Paktika; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-074
For Immediate Release

Kabul, Afghanistan (Dec. 19) - An international security force air strike killed several militants at a mountaintop fighting position in Paktika province yesterday while pursuing a Haqqani commander responsible for attacks in the area.

The security force targeted the militants after intelligence sources indicated they were in a remote area away from buildings and other structures.  A security detachment searched the fighting position after the strike to assess damage and recovered a machine gun, an RPG launcher with rounds, an AK-47 rifle and a pistol.  No Afghan civilians were harmed during this operation.
"2009-12-18T00:00:00"
airstrike
Paktika
Haqqani
commander
3
0
several
true
false
true
true
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Suspected militants detained in Kandahar
2009-12-CA-073
Dec. 18: ISAF Assesses Claims of Civilian Casualties; Operational Update NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 

2009-12-CA-073
For Immediate Release

In a fourth operation today, a joint security force detained a few suspected militants in Kandahar province while pursuing a Taliban commander responsible for manufacturing IEDs and several attacks in the area.

The joint security force searched a compound near the village of Adiran in the Arghandab district after intelligence sources reported militant activity.  The joint force searched the compound and detained the suspected militants.

No shots were fired and no one was harmed during these operations.
"2009-12-18T00:00:00"
detention
Kandahar
Arghandab
Adirah
Taliban
commander
0
3
a few
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
2 militants detained in Kandahar
2009-12-CA-074
Dec. 19: Security Forces Strike Haqqani Militants in Paktika; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA-074
For Immediate Release

In a separate operation, an Afghan-international security force detained a couple of suspected militants in Kandahar province today while pursuing a Taliban commander responsible for attacks in the area. 

The joint force targeted a compound near the village of Koor Balaygh in Ghorak district where intelligence sources reported militant activity. During the operation, the joint force observed the individuals quickly leave the compound.  An element of the joint force pursued the individuals and detained them without incident.  No shots were fired and no one was harmed.
"2009-12-19T00:00:00"
detention
Kandahar
Ghorak
Balaygh
Taliban
commander
0
2
a couple
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
2 militants Killed in Wardak
Dec. 21: Militants Killed in Wardak, Detained in Helmand; Soldiers Complete Mine Training NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 21) – An Afghan-international security force killed a couple of militants in Wardak province today while pursuing a small group of Taliban. The joint security force searched a compound near the village of Andar in the Nerkh district after intelligence sources determined the location of militant activities. During the operation the security force came under fire, returned fire and killed the militants.
"2009-12-21T00:00:00"
insurgentskilled
Wardak
Nerkh
Andar
Taliban
2
0
a couple
true
false
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Militants Detained in Helmand
Dec. 21: Militants Killed in Wardak, Detained in Helmand; Soldiers Complete Mine Training NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan In another operation today, a joint force detained a small group of militants, including a Taliban weapons facilitator, in Helmand province. The facilitator is responsible for the movement of weapons and narcotics, as well as carrying out attacks in his district. The joint security force searched a compound near the village of Gholam Nabi Kalay in Garmsir district after intelligence sources confirmed the facilitator„s location. The joint force searched the compound without incident and detained the militants including the weapons facilitator. No civilians were harmed during these operations.
"2009-12-21T00:00:00"
detention
Helmand
Garmsir
Gholam Nabi Kalay
Taliban
Taliban weapons facilitator
0
3
a small group of militants
false
true
true
false
true
true
false
false
0
0
0
1
false
Militants Killed and Detained in Ghazni
Dec. 22: Militants Killed, Detained in Kandahar, Wardak, Khowst; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 22) – An Afghan-international security force killed a few militants and detained another militant in Ghazni province Monday night. The joint force went to a series of compounds in the Andar district near the village of Zara Gerda after intelligence sources confirmed militant activities. The security force encountered armed enemy fighters who resisted and were subsequently killed. Several weapons were found including AK-47 rifles, grenades, 40mm rounds and an anti-personnel mine. Eight women and 16 children were protected during the operation. The compound sustained minor damage.
"2009-12-21T00:00:00"
captureandkill
Ghazni
Andar
Zara Gerda
3
1
a militant
a few
true
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Militants Detained in Wardak
Dec. 22: Militants Killed, Detained in Kandahar, Wardak, Khowst; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

 In an operation in Wardak province, a joint security force detained a handful of suspected militants including a Taliban facilitator today. The security force moved to the Sayyidabad district after intelligence sources suspected militant activity in a compound near the village of Haft Asiab. After searching the compound, a group of suspected militants was detained, including the targeted facilitator.
"2009-12-22T00:00:00"
detention
Wardak
Sayyedabad
Haft Asiab
Taliban
facilitator
0
4
a handful
false
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
1
false
Militants Killed and Detained in Kandahar
Dec. 22: Militants Killed, Detained in Kandahar, Wardak, Khowst; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

 In an operation in Kandahar province today, a joint security force killed a couple of militants and detained additional militants while pursuing a Taliban commander. The joint force searched a series of compounds east of the village of Khaneh Gerdad in the Shah Wali Kot district after intelligence sources reported militant activity.
"2009-12-22T00:00:00"
captureandkill
Kandahar
Shah Wali Kot
Khaneh Gerdad
Taliban
commander
2
2
additional militants
a couple
true
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Militants Killed, Detained in Kandahar
Dec. 22: Militants Killed, Detained in Kandahar, Wardak, Khowst; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

 In another operation in Kandahar province today, a joint Afghan-international security force killed a few militants and detained a couple of others while searching for a Taliban commander. The joint force approached a compound in the Zhari district after intelligence sources confirmed militant activities in the area. As the security force moved toward a compound, several militants departed the area. Later, the security force received hostile fire and while returning fire, killed the militants and detained a couple of militants.
"2009-12-22T00:00:00"
captureandkill
Kandahar
Zheray
Taliban
commander
3
2
a few
true
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Suspected militants detained in Khost
Dec. 22: Militants Killed, Detained in Kandahar, Wardak, Khowst; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

 In an operation in Khowst province today, an Afghan-international security force detained a group of suspected militants while searching for a Haqqani commander. The joint security force closed in on a rural area of the Sabari district after intelligence indicated militant activity in a compound. After an extensive search the militants were detained. No civilians were harmed during any of these operations.
"2009-12-22T00:00:00"
detention
Khost
Sabari district
Haqqani
commander
0
3
a group
false
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
1 killed, 1 wounded and 1 captured in Zabul
Dec. 23: Joint Force Captures Kabul Criminal Group; Militants Killed, Detained; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan
 In an operation in the Zabul province, a joint security force killed a militant, wounded another and captured a third today, after intelligence sources indicated a Taliban target on was in the Jeldak district near the village of Fuladgay.
"2009-12-23T00:00:00"
captureandkill
Zabul
Jeldak
Fuladgay
Taliban
1
1
one
one
true
true
false
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
2 suspected militants detained in Nangarhar
Dec. 23: Joint Force Captures Kabul Criminal Group; Militants Killed, Detained; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan
 In an operation in Nangarhar today, another Afghan-international security force captured a couple of suspected militants including a Taliban weapons facilitator responsible for several attacks. The security force searched a compound north of the village of Dag Kalay in the Acheen district after intelligence detected militant activities. After an extensive search, the joint force found rocket-propelled grenade propellant. The security force then detained the militants.
"2009-12-23T00:00:00"
detention
Nangarhar
Acheen
Dag Kalay
Taliban
weapons facilitator
0
2
a couple
false
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
1
false
Kidnapping group instigators detained
Dec. 23: Joint Force Captures Kabul Criminal Group; Militants Killed, Detained; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan
   KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 23) – In an Afghan General Directorate of Special Operations-led operation this morning several known instigators of a kidnapping criminal group were detained. The Afghan force supported by ISAF forces, searched Police District 5 in Kabul City and detained the individuals who are linked to the facilitation and coordination of kidnappings in and around the city.
"2009-12-23T00:00:00"
detention
Kabul
PD 5
Criminals
0
3
several
false
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Several militants killed and 2 detained in Paktya
Dec. 23: Joint Force Captures Kabul Criminal Group; Militants Killed, Detained; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan
 In other operations, an Afghan-international security force in Patkya killed several militants today, including a Taliban commander responsible for several IED attacks. The joint force also detained a couple of other militants. The joint force moved to a compound west of the village of Goldad Kheyl in the Zurmat district after intelligence confirmed militant activity in the area. The security force encountered resistance and killed the Taliban commander and the militants.
"2009-12-23T00:00:00"
captureandkill
Paktya
Zurmat
Goldad Kheyl
Taliban
commander
3
2
a couple
several
true
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
1
0
0
0
true
Suspected militants detained in Wardak
Dec. 23: Joint Force Captures Kabul Criminal Group; Militants Killed, Detained; ISAF Casualty NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan
 In an operation in Wardak, a joint security force apprehended a handful of suspected militants today. The joint force went to a compound in the village of Zamooch, in the Sayed Abad district, after intelligence sources discovered militant activities. While searching the compound the security force detained the suspected militants.
"2009-12-23T00:00:00"
detention
Wardak
Sayyedabad
Zamooch
0
4
a handful
false
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
About a dozen suspected Haqqani militants detained
2009-12-CA–080
Dec. 24: Militants Detained in Helmand, Kandahar, Khowst; Caches Discovered; ISAF Casualties NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA–080 For Immediate Release In an operation in Khowst, an Afghan-international security force detained about a dozen suspected Haqqani militants and recovered illegal weapons. The security force moved into a series of compounds in the Sabari district after intelligence sources found a concentration of militant activity. After an extensive search, the security force detained the militants. The joint force also found AK-47 rifles and pistols.
"2009-12-24T00:00:00"
detention
Khost
Sabari district
Haqqani
0
10
about a dozen
false
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Almost a dozen insurgents detained in southern Afghanistan
2009-12-CA–081
Dec. 25: Militants Killed, Detained; First Midwifery Program Dedicated NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA–081 For Immediate Release 
IJC Operational Update, Dec. 25 In other operations yesterday, ISAF forces in southern Afghanistan detained almost a dozen insurgents for possible connection to the manufacturing of IEDs. One of the insurgents was in the immediate proximity to a transmitter used to detonate a remote-controlled IED.
"2009-12-24T00:00:00"
detention
Southern Afghanistan
0
10
almost a dozen
false
true
false
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Suspected militants detained in Helmand
2009-12-CA–080
Dec. 24: Militants Detained in Helmand, Kandahar, Khowst; Caches Discovered; ISAF Casualties NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA–080 For Immediate Release KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 24) – An Afghan-international security force detained several suspected militants in Helmand while searching for a Taliban commander linked to a murder and intimidation campaign. The joint security force went to a compound north of the village of Ser Banader in the Garmsir district after intelligence experts confirmed militant activity in the area. When the joint force approached the compound they came under hostile fire. Later, while searching the compound they detained the militants.
"2009-12-24T00:00:00"
detention
Helmand
Garmsir
Ser Banader
Taliban
commander
0
3
several
false
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Suspected Taliban Commander Detained in Kandahar
2009-12-CA–080
Dec. 24: Militants Detained in Helmand, Kandahar, Khowst; Caches Discovered; ISAF Casualties NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA–080 For Immediate Release In an operation in Kandahar, a joint security force captured a suspected Taliban commander believed to be responsible for recent assassinations and detained a couple of other militants. The security force searched a compound just south of Kandahar City after intelligence assets located militant activity there and took the Taliban commander and militants into custody.
"2009-12-24T00:00:00"
detention
Kandahar
Kandahar City
Taliban
commander
0
3
a couple;commander
false
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
1
0
true
Militants Killed and Detained in Paktika
2009-12-CA–081
Dec. 25: Militants Killed, Detained; First Midwifery Program Dedicated NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

2009-12-CA–081 For Immediate Release 
IJC Operational Update, Dec. 25 In an operation in Paktika, a joint security force killed a few armed militants and captured a small group of insurgents while searching for a Haqqani commander. The Afghan-international security force moved to two compounds west of the town of Chowray, in the Deela district after intelligence confirmed Haqqani militant activities there. During the subsequent search, the security force captured several more militants and recovered weapons and IED components.
"2009-12-25T00:00:00"
captureandkill
Paktika
Deela
Chowray
Haqqani
commander
3
4
a small group
a few
true
true
true
false
false
true
false
false
0
0
0
0
false
Several militants detained in Khost
2009-12-CA–082
Dec. 26: Operational Update NEWS RELEASE
ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan
2009-12-CA–082 In an operation in Khowst last night, an Afghan-international security force captured several militants including a known Haqqani facilitator. The joint force searched a compound northwest of the village of Guldar, in the Sabari district, after receiving information there was militant activity in the area and detained the militants. The joint force recovered multiple AK-47 rifles, hand grenades and IED components from the home of the Haqqani facilitator.
"2009-12-25T00:00:00"
detention
Khost
Sabari district
Guldar
Haqqani
facilitator
0
3
several
false
true
true
false
false