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Operations in Afghanistan Net Haqqani, Taliban Leaders

American Forces Press Service

Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Releases Global Security

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2010 – Afghan and coalition security forces captured several Haqqani terrorist network and Taliban leaders in Afghanistan this week during 48 separate operations, military officials reported.


Clear rules of engagement and measures taken to avoid civilian casualties resulted in more than 85 percent of operations conducted without shots fired, officials said, noting that the Afghan-led operations resulted in a significant number of detainees and large number of insurgents killed.

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