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Taliban return to Baghlan-i-Markazi

Taliban return to Baghlan-i-Markazi

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Feb 26, 2013 - 16:15

 PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Amid growing concerns among residents over increasing insecurity, six insurgents, including a commander, were detained in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province, officials said on Tuesday.

Identified as Azizullah, the rebel leader was detained along with three accomplices in Laiqa village, the town's police chief, Brig. Gen. Ghulam Sakhi Rustaqi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He accused the detainees of planning militant activities in the area, hoping that the arrests would help improve the security situation.

In Kabul, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) confirmed the arrest of six armed rebels, including a commander, in the district by a joint Afghan-international force.

Meanwhile, residents complained that the guerrillas had once again stepped up their activities in many parts of the Baghlan-i-Markazi after the security responsibility transitioned to Afghan forces in the Mangalha area of the town.

Shamsul Haq, who lives in Kandahari village, said that the Taliban had started sneaking into villages soon after Afghan security forces replaced NATO troops three weeks ago.

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