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Taliban facilitator detained: NATO

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KABUL, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Afghan and NATO-led troops have captured a Taliban facilitator in Taliban birthplace Kandahar in southern Afghanistan, a statement of the alliance said Wednesday.

"Afghan National Security and International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF)detained a Taliban facilitator during a security operation in Kandahar district, Kandahar province on Tuesday," the statement added.

The unnamed Taliban man was responsible for the movement of weapons in the province for attacks against Afghan and coalition forces, it said.

Taliban militants fighting Afghan and NATO-led troops have yet to make comment.

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