Taliban commander detained in Baghlan
1st. Lt. Stefan, spokesman for the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Baghlan, said Mohammad Arif and his brother were arrested last night in third police district of Pul-i-Khumri.
Arif was a commander of Taliban's shadow governor, Mullah Younus, he said.
Brig. Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahimi, the provincial police chief, said Arif had recently entered Pul-i-Khumri for carrying out subversive activities.
Resident Akhtar Mohammad said they heard gunfire at 2pm and saw eight helicopters of the NATO-led force flying over the area.
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