Notorious Taliban commander held in Paktika
KABUL (Pajhwok): Security officials have arrested the Taliban notorious commander in woman dress in the Barmal district of southeastern Paktika province, the spy-service of the country said on Wednesday.
A statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the detained Commander Hazrat Ali was the Taliban insurgency chief operator in the locality.
One Kalashnikov and two hand grenades were recovered from Ali, the statement said. NDS released a video clip also in this regard.
Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, however, rejected the claim saying no Taliban commander has been arrested in Barmal district of Paktika.
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