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IMU's leader for Kunduz captured during raid

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader directed the group's operations in the northern Afghan province, and provided training and direction for IED attacks against Coalition and Afghan forces.


Taliban suicide bombers strike in Wardak




ISAF kills senior IMU leader, 'multiple insurgents' in airstrike

Mullah Anwar served as the IMU's leader in the Burkah district in Afghanistan's Baghlan province, and was responsible for the assassination of a district governor and a member of the Afghan High Peace Council in Takhar.


ISAF captures 'senior IMU leader' in Kunduz




IMU announces death of emir, names new leader

usman_adil.jpgThe al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan has announced the death of its emir, Abu Usman Adil, in a drone strike in Pakistan in April, and named Usman Ghazi to replace him. Adil was responsible for ramping up the IMU's activities in Afghanistan.


6 Uzbeks killed in North Waziristan drone strike

The strike took place in Mir Ali, a known terrorist haven where the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and the Islamic Jihad Group, an IMU splinter group, are based.


'Numerous' insurgents detained during latest raid against IMU in Kunduz




ISAF kills IMU leader in Afghan north

Special operations forces killed Khadim, an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader and explosives expert who recruited and trained fighters for suicide attacks, during yesterday's raid in Kunduz.


ISAF targets another senior IMU leader in Afghan north




ISAF captures IMU leader in Afghan north

Special operations forces have conducted three raids this year in Takhar against the al Qaeda and Taliban-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.


Taliban destroy 22 NATO trucks in Afghan north




Suicide bomber kills Afghan MP, 22 others at wedding

Also killed were the western zone police commander and the chief of the National Directorate of Security in Samangan province.


Special operations forces capture 2 IMU leaders in Afghan north

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leaders are Afghan nationals who were involved in suicide operations in Kunduz.


ISAF targets IMU suicide bomb maker in Kunduz




5 ISAF soldiers wounded in latest green-on-blue attack

The attack took place in Sayyidabad, a hotbed of Taliban and al Qaeda activity. The Afghan soldier escaped and the Taliban claimed he joined them.


Afghan police arrest 8 linked to poison attacks against schools in northern Afghanistan

Afghan officials announced the arrest of eight suspects connected to the rash of school poison attacks in Sar-i-Pul province. Well over a dozen suspected poison attacks against girls' schools this year have sickened over 2,000 students in the country.


Recent Taliban attacks show increased targeting of civilians

Taliban fighters executed a fellow commander in Parwan province following accusations he had an "illicit relationship" with a local woman. In Nangarhar province, suspected insurgents detonated a music CD stall in Jalalabad City.


ISAF confirms capture of IMU commander behind kidnappings of aid workers




ISAF kills IMU, al Qaeda-linked Taliban commanders in airstrikes

The Taliban commanders killed in Nangarhar "facilitated the movement of foreign fighters across the border from Pakistan into Afghanistan." The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commander was involved in the kidnapping of four aid workers in Badakhshan.


NDS arrests senior Taliban leader and 14 others linked to school poisonings

Afghan intelligence officials announced the arrest of 15 suspects in connection to the series of suspected poison attacks against girls' schools in northern Afghanistan. Among those arrested were a Taliban deputy shadow governor and three women.
 
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