20 insurgents join reconciliation process in Kapisa
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Twenty militants have joined the government-initiated reconciliation process in central Kapisa province, an official said on Monday.
Maulvi Abdul Momin Muslim, head of the provincial peace committee, told Pajhwok Afghan News thesurrendering individuals earlier conducted insurgent activities on the Ala Sai-Tagab road.
He said the rebels had shunned militancy as a result of efforts by the peace committee and security officials. The step would help improves security on the Ala Sai-Tagab Road, he hoped.
Mohammad Ajmal, a resident of Shkot village, said people from his area were among the insurgents. He warmly welcomed their return.
The guerrillas have not yet commented on the issue.
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