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American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, April 8, 2010 - Afghan and international forces today captured a Taliban explosives expert who is believed to be a leader for insurgent bomb-making efforts in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, military officials reported.
The combined force captured the man and several other militants just west of Kandahar City while searching a compound there. The man is believed to be "heavily involved" in bomb manufacturing, emplacements and attacks throughout the area, officials said.
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No shots were fired, and no one was injured during the operations.
(Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command news releases.)