Transfer of 11 children to Pakistan prevented
KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy agency on Wednesday said its operatives had rescued 11 children from being taken to neighbouring Pakistan for training in terrorist activities under the pretext of religious education.
The children were rescued during an operation in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement.
Without giving the exact date and time of the raid, the agency said the children were destined for Pakistan to be trained in terrorist activities under the pretext of religious studies.
The children, residents of Shegal district of Kunar province, were reunited with their families, the statement said.
Also in Nangarhar, the NDS nine individuals accused of attacking military and non-military vehicles on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway had been arrested.
The detainees were involved in destructive, terrorism and bomb-planting activities, it said.
Some weapons and ammunitions were also seized from these individuals, the statement added.
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