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10-member Jundullah group detained in Kunduz

10-member Jundullah group detained in Kunduz

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Dec 02, 2015 - 17:33

KABULinfo-icon/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A 10-member group linked to Jundullah militant outfit has been detained in northern Kunduz province, the spy service said on Wednesday.

A statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) said the masked gunmen affiliated with Jundullah were arrested by security personnel when they were collecting usher (10 percent of harvests) in Dara-i-Sauf and Sanduq Sai villages of Khanabad district of Kunduz.

A rocket launcher, a machinegun, three Kalashnikovs, five Afghan army uniforms and as many head covers were recovered from the detainees. They were 11 but one of them was killed during a firing incident, the statement added.

Separately, a member of Afghan Local Police (ALP) was beheaded by Talibaninfo-icon after he escaped from prison in Qush Tapa district of Jawzjan, operation commander at the police headquarters, Abdul Manan Raufi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The former ALP member, Shamsuddin, 30, had been arrested by security forces two weeks ago on the charge of killing a person in Darz-i-Aab district. Last night, he managed to flee from the district jail and wanted to join Taliban, but the militants beheaded him on Wednesday in Khaniqa village of the district.

However, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the fighters were not allowed to behead security personnel but they could shoot them. He expressed his unawareness about the decapitating of the ALP member.

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