KABUL, Afghanistan (August 3, 2012) – Two
insurgent commanders were captured during two separate Afghan-led security
operations on July 31 in Uruzgan province, southern Afghanistan.
Shah Wali commanded nearly 30 insurgents and is a key member of the Improvised
Explosive Device (IED) supply and facilitation network in Tarin Kot district.
Taliban commander has been known to lead several significant attacks against Afghan National
Police checkpoints in Uruzgan’s west.
Zadar led a cell of up to 30 insurgents known to be responsible for attacking Afghan National
Security Force checkpoints and placing IEDs in the Deh Rafshan area of Uruzgan
operations that led to the capture of the two insurgent commanders
demonstrate the evolving abilities of the National Directorate of
Uruzgan and the Afghan National Security Forces.
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