6 Taliban detained in Nangarhar
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Officials in eastern Nangarhar said on Friday Afghan security forces arrested six Taliban, including a dreaded commander, in Ghanikhel district of the province, the governor’s spokesman said.
Ahmad Zia Abdulzai told Pajhwok Afghan News that security forces detained the insurgents, including a notorious commander Mirdad, in a raid.
He said that weapons and ammunitions had been also recovered from the arrested men. Separately, Afghan security forces nabbed another insurgent in Jalalabad City, the provincial capital.
The detained insurgents confessed to committing crimes. However, Taliban have not yet commented on the incident.
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