Afghanistan: US forces nab 2 al-Qaida members

February 7, 2007 07:34

Coalition forces captured two suspected al-Qaida members during an early morning raid in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said. The raid near the town of Hakimabad in Nangarhar province was conducted based on information provided "about an al-Qaida member known to pass correspondence for al-Qaida senior leaders," the military said in a statement. The two Afghan men were taken into custody to determine their association with al-Qaida, the statement said.

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