Foreign troops detain suspects in Khost
The suspects were detained in Bak district on Thursday night, police chief, Brig. Gen. Abdul Hakim Ishaqzai, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The men, currently being interrogated by NATO-led troops, were involved in militant activities, he said.
But a resident, Mohammad Anwar, said the detainees had no link to any militant group.
A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, also said none of their fighters had been arrested in Bak district.
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