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Rebel group shuns violence in Ghor

Rebel group shuns violence in Ghor

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Mar 08, 2012 - 17:33

CHAGHCHRAN (PANinfo-icon): A group of Talibaninfo-icon joined the peace process in the Charsada district of northwestern Ghorinfo-icon province, officials said on Thursday.

Mullahinfo-icon Abdul Majeeb, who led the 10-member rebel group, surrendered to security officials in the district, Lt. Col. Gul Ahmad, the district police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The surrendering men also turned in their weapons, mines and some explosives, he said, the group was involved in roadside bombings and ambushes against Afghan and international troops. The surrender would leave a positive impact on the security situation in the area.

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