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Taliban’s intelligence official arrested in Balkh

Security & Crime


Taliban’s intelligence official arrested in Balkh

Aug 03, 2016 - 17:55

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A Talibaninfo-icon’s deputy intelligence agent for northern Balkh province has been arrested by National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) personnel, the spy service said on Wednesday.

A statement from NDS said the detainee, Mirwais alias Rahbar, was arrested red-handed collecting information about activities and movement of Afghan security forces.

Rahbar was arrested in Shirabad area of Dihdadi district during a special operation, the statement said, accusing Rahbar of his involvement in destructive activities.

The Taliban have said nothing so far about the arrest of their intelligence official in Balkh.



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