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Pakistani among 6 suspected militants detained in Baghlan

Pakistani among 6 suspected militants detained in Baghlan

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Feb 04, 2016 - 18:40

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Six suspected militants, including one from Pakistaninfo-icon’s tribal region of Waziristani, have been arrested in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday.

Mohammad Tahir, hailing from Waziristan, and two local Talibaninfo-icon were detained on Wednesday night in the Bagh-i-Shamal area of Pul-i-Khumri, Governor Abdul Sattar Barez told a press conference.

Tahir, who had an Afghan identity card, was responsible for shifting Taliban from Waziristan to Kunduz, Baghlan and other northern provinces of the country, he alleged.

Barez added three more fighters were detained while trying leave Dand-i-Ghori district. A clash between security personnel and Taliban fighters was going on in the Niazullah village of the district, he concluded.

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