Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Taliban's district chief, suicide bomber detained in east

Taliban's district chief, suicide bomber detained in east

Sep 13, 2015 - 18:55

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A Talibaninfo-icon’s shadow district chief and a suicide attacker have been captured in eastern Nangarhar and Kunar provinces, sources said on Sunday.

National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon), the spy service, operatives arrested the Taliban district chief for Nazyan district of Nangarhar,  an NDS statement said.

It identified the detained Taliban official, Maulviinfo-icon  Rafiullah alias Abdullah Jan, who was captured along with  his five fighters in Nazyan district. The statement said another Taliban fighter had been arrested with magnet bombs.

Separately, a would-be suicide attacker was arrested in Marawara district of neighbouring Kunar province on Sunday morning, the Ministry of Interior said in a press release.

Currently under police interrogation, the attacker had the plan to strike at government officials, the statement said.

pk /myn/ma


Related Article



Twitter Update