26 Jun '12, 4pm

ISAF airstrike kills 'insurgent leader' linked to al Qaeda, Taliban: Coalition and Afghan special operations for...

Coalition and Afghan special operations forces killed an "insurgent leader" linked to both al Qaeda and the Taliban in an airstrike in Afghanistan's remote eastern province of Nuristan yesterday. The International Security Assistance Force identified the insurgent leader as "Musa, also known as Baitullah and Qalam," according to the press release . "Musa was associated with both al Qaeda and Taliban forces operating in Waygal district," ISAF stated. "He coordinated insurgent activities and funneled money to them for use in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces." Musa and an "armed group of insurgents" were targeted in an airstrike in Nuristan's Waygal district. ISAF confirmed that Musa and "numerous other insurgents" were killed in the airstrike, and said that no civilians were killed during the operation. Yesterday's strike marks the second time in the past two mont...

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