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Afghan, Coalition Forces Target Suspect in Killing of 2 ISAF Soldiers

ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan

For Immediate Release


KABUL, Afghanistan (April 7, 2011) – A combined Afghan and coalition security force conducted a raid today in Maimanah, district, Faryab province, targeting the Afghan Border Policeman who killed two International Security Assistance Force service members April 4 in the same district.

The successful operation resulted in the death of the individual responsible for the shooting. After displaying hostile intent, the targeted individual was engaged and killed by the combined force. Two other suspected insurgents were detained for further questioning.

The combined force was led to the insurgent’s location based on multiple intelligence reports.


This is an update to IJC Release # 021