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Rebel commander nabbed by intelligence agents in Wardak

Rebel commander nabbed by intelligence agents in Wardak

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May 06, 2016 - 14:38

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Intelligence operatives have detained a Talibaninfo-icon commander in central Maidan Wardak province, the spy agency announced on Friday.

Qari Yousaf was nabbed during a special raid in the Sheikhabad area of Syedabad district, a statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) said.

The commander was accused of planting landmines on Kabul-Kandahar highway, attacks on security forces’ logistical convoys and other terrorist activities.

Without giving any date for the arrest, the NDS claimed seizing two heavy machine guns, a Kalashnikov assault rifles, ammunition and a walkie-talkie from Qari Yousaf.

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