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20 militants surrender in Farah

20 militants surrender in Farah

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Jan 16, 2012 - 18:17

FARAH CITY (PAN): A 20-member insurgents group joined the peace process in western Farah province on Monday, taking to 100 the number of individuals renouncing the insurgency this year, an official said.

Led by Mullah Abdul Malik, the fighters surrendered in Khak-i-Safid, Pusht-i-Rud and Bala Baluk districts, the High Peace Council head for Farah said.

Amir Mohammad Ayubi told Pajhwok Afghan News the men also turned in 20 Kalashnikovs, machine guns and rocket-launchers to police. 

He said the individuals had joined the reconciliation programme as result of efforts by tribal elders and influential figures.

Malik said: "I have joined the peace process after realising that Taliban operations are illegal." The men expressed their readiness to join the national security forces and protecting their areas.

mm/mud

 


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