Commandos capture key insurgent figure
October 30, 2011
KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Members of 2nd Company, 1st Commando Kandak, captured a key insurgent figure during clearing operations in Maya village, Khas Konar district, Oct. 25.
The clearing operation resulted in 18 killed enemies, one wounded enemy and two unidentified personnel taken into custody by the Commandos. The wounded individual was later confirmed to be a significant insurgent leader.
The insurgent leader was involved in several aspects of the Khas Kunar insurgent organization, including facilitation, finance and operations.
In addition, a computer, which was discovered at the time of his detention, was found to contain multiple insurgent propaganda videos, including recordings of mortar teams and attacks on U.S. and Afghan military sites.