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9 Taliban arrested in Nangarhar raid

9 Taliban arrested in Nangarhar raid

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Jan 10, 2017 - 15:27

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Afghan and seven Pakistani Talibaninfo-icon have been arrested in security forces’ operation in the Ghanikhel district of the eastern Nangarhar, an official said on Tuesday.

Abdul Wahab, the down’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the operation was conducted in Golai locality of the district on Monday night.

He said there was no clash during the operation but two Afghan and seven others Pakistani militants arrested during the operation.

Attuallah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, confirmed the raid and said security forces were took the militants with themselves after they were arrested.

Some weapons belonging to the militants were also sized by security forces, he said, adding the detainees involved anti-state activities in different parts of the district.

Taliban have not yet commented about the incident.

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