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Suspected Taliban Propaganda Expert Captured in Ghazni


ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan
2010-09-CA-210 For Immediate Release
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 KABUL, Afghanistan (Sept. 20)
- An Afghan and coalition security force captured a suspected Taliban media and propaganda facilitator, who participated in filming election attacks, during an overnight operation in Ghazni province.

Intelligence reporting led the security force to a compound in the village of Qal'eh-ye Amir in Ghazni district to search for the targeted individual. Afghan forces called for all occupants to exit the buildings peacefully and then the combined force cleared and secured the compound.

After questioning the residents at the scene, the security force identified and detained the targeted individual. The security force also discovered multiple grenades, ammunition and magazines along with video recording equipment at the scene.

The assault force did not fire their weapons and they protected the women and children throughout the search.