NATO Arrests Haqqani Leader for Weekend Suicide Bombing

The network was just designated a terrorist organization by the US last week


A Haqqani leader suspected of supporting a suicide bombing that killed two U.S. soldiers has been arrested in eastern Afghan province of Logar, the coalition said on Tuesday.

"An Afghan and coalition security force today confirmed the arrest of a Haqqani leader suspected of being behind the Sept. 26 suicide attack that killed two coalition service members in Pul-e- Alam district, Logar province," the coalition or International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said in a press release.