20 Taliban join peace process in Zabul
The group involved in insurgency related incidents had been active in different parts of the province against Afghan and international forces, the governor's office said in a statement.
Without releasing further details, the statement said the group renounced violence after intelligence operatives promised them protection.
The Taliban have not yet commented on switching sides by their comrades. It was for the first time that a 20-member Taliban group has surrendered to authorities in Zabul.
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