(Newsroom America) -- An Afghan-led security force supported by coalition troops has arrested a senior Taliban senior leader in Kandahar province. The detained leader allegedly controlled Taliban assassination attempts, improvised explosive device operations, and suicide attacks throughout Kandahar district. The security force also detained a number of suspected insurgents and seized multiple IED-making materials as a result of the operation. Meanwhile Afghan and coalition forces have confirmed the death of Taliban leader Qader during a security operation in Kandahar province Saturday. Qader was responsible for the movement of weapons and ammunition throughout the province. Afghan Special Police enabled by coalition forces recovered a number of weapons, IED components and narcotics in Uruzgan province yesterday. The find included 15 rocket propelled grenade warheads and 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of hashish. And Afghan and coalition forces conducted a precision airstrike to kill two insurgents who were observed burying an IED in Logar province Tuesday. Afghan and coalition forces also killed five insurgents observed engaging in nefarious activity during an operation in Nangarhar province Tuesday.
Senior Taliban Leader Arrested In Kandahar