Numerous insurgents killed in Taliban command center air strike

International Security Assistance Forces targeted a district level Taliban command and control center during an air strike in Kajaki District, Helmand province, Saturday.

Multiple intelligence sources and tips from local citizens led ISAF to the command and control center from which Taliban leaders operated from. Surveillance indicted the Taliban were using the location to control insurgent activities and as a meeting site. Numerous armed insurgents had been seen throughout the day coming and going from the location.

ISAF assessed that a meeting was in progress with several suspected Taliban leaders when it conducted the air strike.

More than 10 insurgents were killed in the air strike.

Initial reports indicate no civilians were harmed in the operation.