Uzbek women join rebels in Sar-i-Pul
SAR-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): Residents and a senior official on Sunday claimed 10 Uzbek women had joined militants and were assisting them in making magnetic bombs in northern Sar-i-Pul province.
Acting Governor Abdul Jabbar Haqbin confirmed the claim. He said the women had joined militants in the Salarzai village of Kohistanat district a month back.
Besides making magnetic bombs, he said, the Uzbek women had been participating in insurgent activities against the government and security forces in the area.
Haqbin said directives had been issued to security forces to intensify efforts at arresting the foreign women.
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