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Insurgents group joins peace process in Kunar

Insurgents group joins peace process in Kunar

Jan 26, 2012 - 18:12

ASADABAD (PANinfo-icon): A 12-member insurgents group has joined the peace process in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Thursday.

Led by Najibullah, the group had been operating in Watapur district over the past years, Governor Syed Fazlullah Wahidi told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He promised the men, who had renounced the insurgency as a result of efforts by intelligence operatives, would be given work opportunities.

Rebel leader, Najibullah, said they had given up violence after realising that they were killing innocent Afghans.

Without naming anyone, he said foreigners were exploiting the situation in their own interests. He promised efforts at luring other militants into the reconciliation programme.  

However, a Talibaninfo-icon spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said the group had no activity in the district and its surrender was aimed at grabbing money from the government.




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