For those old enough to remember the propoganda put out by the US government during the, "Police Action," in Vietnam, this situation report should bring back fond memories.
NATO News Release
KABUL, Afghanistan (May 20) – A combined Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban leader and killed several insurgents during a security operation in Murghab district, Badghis province yesterday.
The targeted Taliban leader conducted IED and direct fire attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in Darreh-I Bum and Qadis districts of Badghis province.
The combined force targeted the leader after intelligence reports indicated insurgent activity in the district. Several insurgents were killed as they attempted to engage the security force. Additionally, two suspected insurgents were detained for further questioning.
After initial assessment, it was discovered that one of the detained individuals was the targeted leader.
No women or children were harmed during this operation.