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Rebel group joins peace drive in Nangarhar

Rebel group joins peace drive in Nangarhar

Jan 13, 2013 - 20:59

JALALABAD (PANinfo-icon): A five-member insurgent group joined the government-initiated peace drive in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.

The group had been active against government and foreign forces in Achin district, High Peace Councilinfo-icon Secretary Malik Nazir Baba told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Former rebel commanders helped convince the individuals to shun the insurgency, he said.

Mohabat Khan, who led the outfit, alleged the Pakistani intelligence agency, the ISIinfo-icon, was funding insurgents' anti-government activities in Afghanistaninfo-icon.



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