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21 suspects with links to Quetta Shura held in Kandahar

21 suspects with links to Quetta Shura held in Kandahar

Aug 31, 2016 - 15:20

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): More than 20 individuals having links to Talibaninfo-icon’s Quetta Shurahave been detained in southern Kandahar province, the spy service claimed on Wednesday.

The detainees were involved in multiple incidents of violence in different parts of the country, the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) said a statement.

It added the 21 men, involved in terrorist activities, suicide attacks, target killings, assaults on security forces’ convoys and other subversive activities, were part of four networks.

According to the statement, all 21 suspects received military training on the other side of the Durand Lineinfo-icon and had confessed to their crimes. The Taliban have not commented yet on the NDS claim.


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