Logar province, May 26.
The facilitator is responsible for coordinating weapons, improvised explosive devices and suicide attackers for use in attacks targeting Afghan and coalition forces. He also houses transient Taliban commanders in his residence when they pass through his area of operations.
The security force also seized 25 kilograms of bomb-making material as a result of the operation.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban facilitator and one other insurgent during an operation in Kandahar City, Kandahar province, May 26. The facilitator provides weapons and military equipment for multiple insurgent groups active in the Arghandab River Valley and Kandahar City. He also coordinates suicide bombing operations against Afghan and coalition forces.
ANA Special Forces, Afghan Local Police, and coalition forces, killed 22 insurgents after the joint force was engaged by insurgents with heavy enemy fire near Sujja Ahmand village, Gelan district, Ghazni province, May 25. The forces were in the area to discuss the construction of future ALP checkpoints with the local populace when the incident took place. An Afghan quick reaction force joined the fight shortly after ALP radioed the District Operations Coordination Center for reinforcements. Following the engagement, Afghan Nation Security Forces recovered five motorcycles, two PKMs with more than 1600 rounds of ammunition, two RPG launchers with 14 RPG rounds and several rifles.