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11-member Haqqani network group detained in Khost

11-member Haqqani network group detained in Khost

Jun 26, 2016 - 21:39

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The spy service on Sunday claimed arresting an 11-member Haqqani networkinfo-icon group in southeastern Khost province.

The National Directorate of Security or NDSinfo-icon in a statement said the detained individuals wanted to carry out terrorist activities and to plant landmines but they were arrested.

Without providing exact date for their arrest, the statement said 11 AK-47 assault rifles, five pistols, 18 82-MM artillery shells and 6000 bullets were recovered from the detainees.

The statement alleged the detainees wanted to create insecurity and cause casualties to people during the holy month of Ramadaninfo-icon.

The Haqqani network has said nothing in this regard.


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