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Notorious Taliban commander held in Paktika

Notorious Taliban commander held in Paktika

Feb 17, 2016 - 18:17

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Security officials have arrested the Talibaninfo-icon notorious commander in woman dress in the Barmal district of southeastern Paktika province, the spy-service of the country said on Wednesday.

A statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) said the detained Commander Hazrat Ali was the Taliban insurgency chief operator in the locality.

One Kalashnikov and two hand grenades were recovered from Ali, the statement said. NDS released a video clip also in this regard.

Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, however, rejected the claim saying no Taliban commander has been arrested in Barmal district of Paktika.


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