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Taliban district chief among 6 held in Nangarhar

Taliban district chief among 6 held in Nangarhar

Jun 28, 2015 - 15:09

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Six Talibaninfo-icon fighters, including Durbaba district shadow chief, have been detained in eastern Nangarhar province, the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) said on Sunday.

In a statement, the NDS said the Taliban’s-designated district chief Abdul Qahar aka Haqyar and his colleagues Jaliz aka Shinwari, Akhtar Mohammad, Shafiullah, Ashaq and Wali Mohammad were among the arrested men.

According to the spy network, the group was arrested as a result of special operation.

Three Daesh flags, a motorcycle and weapons have also been recovered from the detained persons, the statement said, adding the group had hand in many anti-state activities.


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