A man suspected of helping to smuggle arms from Iran across the border for the Taliban in Afghanistan has been detained, Nato officials say.
A statement described him as a "key Taliban weapons facilitator".
The man was caught last Saturday in southern Kandahar province - the current focus of Nato offensives.
However, Nato has clarified that he is not a member of the elite al-Quds force of Iran's Revolutionary Guards as suggested by its initial reports.
Preliminary intelligence reports led the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) to believe he was a member of the force, but after gathering more information, it was determined that while the individual may be affiliated with several insurgent-related organisations, he is not a member of the al-Quds group."
The man was held in the Zheri district of Kandahar, a province known as the
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