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Rebels held with weapons in Herat

Rebels held with weapons in Herat

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Aug 21, 2011 - 17:59

HERAT(PANinfo-icon): A three-member rebel group was busted while smuggling weapons in western Herat province, a senior official said on Sunday.

The militants, transferring weapons from the Injil district to a refugee town in Shidai area, were detained by National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) agents.

NDS operatives also seized seven Kalashnikovs, a pistol, two machine guns, four Afghan National Army uniforms and a pick-up from the detainees, the governor.

The detainees had confessed to their crime during preliminary investigations, Daud Shah Saba told Pajhwok Afghan News. The Talibaninfo-icon have not yet commented on the incident.

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