Tuesday, November 2, 2010

1st November Afghanistan

Special Forces protected, treated, and medevaced two Oruzgan Elders wounded by the Taliban.
The enemy death toll continues to mount in the attack on COP Margah.  At last count it was 38 confirmed and another 40 probables.
While in Kunar, Coalition Forces started a new operation in the Pech River Valley.
ISAF confirmed the death of a Taliban Commander as he was showing off his new anti-aircraft gun.  He was killed by an airstrike in Zabul.


KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security and International Security Assistance Forces began clearing operations in the western portion of the Pech River Valley early Sunday.

The operation involved the insertion of combat forces by helicopter and vehicles in the Darah-ye Pech District and focused on villages west of Nangalam.

Earlier this month, combined forces conducted operations in the Pech Rever Valley resulting in the death and capture of numerous insurgent fighters, their weapons and bomb-making materials.

The insurgent forces still have a choice, and if they fight against Afghan National Security Forces, they will be destroyed,” said U.S. Army Lt. Col. Joseph Ryan, commander, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment. “The ANSF will pursue the insurgents until they can be assured that the security situation in the Pech Valley improves.”

Operations are ongoing.

KABUL, Afghanistan – The International Security Assistance Force confirmed Mullah Abdullah Kakar, a senior Taliban leader who planned attacks against Afghan and coalition forces and facilitated the movement of foreign fighters, was killed during a precision air strike in Zabul province Thursday.

Mullah Abdullah Kakar was killed as he showed subordinate Taliban leadership his newly acquired anti-aircraft heavy machine gun, which was mounted on the back of his vehicle.

Based on intelligence sources, coalition forces tracked Mullah Abdullah Kakar, who was recently linked to an improvised explosive device attack, with his vehicle in a remote area in Shah Joy district. After verifying insurgent activity and ensuring no civilians were present, coalition forces conducted the precision air strike on the vehicle, destroying it and killing Mullah Abdullah Kakar along with one of his associates.

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan and coalition forces detained several suspected insurgents during two operations aimed at capturing Taliban leadership in southern and eastern Afghanistan Saturday.

An Afghan and coalition security force targeting the Taliban district leader for Garm Ser, who also acts as an improvised explosive device cell leader, detained several suspected insurgents during an overnight operation in Helmand province. The targeted individual conducts direct fire and IED attacks against Afghan and coalition forces and facilitates IED components, ammunition, weapons and various supplies from Pakistan.

Intelligence tips led the security force to a compound near Sar Banader in Garm Ser District to search for the targeted individual. Afghan forces used a loudspeaker to call for all occupants to exit the buildings peacefully, and then the security force cleared and secured the area. After initial questioning at the scene, the security force detained the suspected insurgents.

A separate security force targeted a Taliban improvised explosive device facilitator, detaining one suspected insurgent during an overnight operation in Ghazni province.

Intelligence reports led the security force to a compound in Rayat Godalay in Ghazni District. As the security force approached the targeted compound, one male tried to escape the area, but the security force pursued and captured him peacefully. After initial questioning of the individuals at the scene, the security force detained the suspected insurgent.

The assault force did not fire their weapons during any of the operations and they protected the women and children for the duration of the searches.

KABUL, Afghanistan – The International Security Assistance Force confirmed the capture of a Taliban senior leader who planned and coordinated attacks against Afghan and coalition forces, during an overnight operation in Helmand province Friday.

Intelligence tips led the security force to a compound in Nad ‘Ali district to search for the targeted individual. Afghan forces used a loudspeaker to call for all occupants to exit the buildings peacefully, and then the security force cleared and secured the area.

9 comments:

  1. God i hate this whole war thing

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  2. wow...that happened. crazy stuff.

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  3. the never ending 3rd world war goes on. brutal. smarten the fuck up over ther :P

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  4. I wonder what really keeps the insurgents going... that messed up religion, I guess?

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