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4 Taliban held with 500kg of explosive in Samangan

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4 Taliban held with 500kg of explosive in Samangan

Jan 15, 2018 - 17:20

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Four Talibaninfo-icon militants have been captured with 500 kilograms of explosives devises in northwestern Samangan province, an official said on Monday.

Police spokesman 2nd Lt. Muneer Rahimi told Pajhwok Afghan News the detainees included Saleh Mohammad, also known as Maulviinfo-icon Shah, Taliban’s commander for the province.

Three other militants carrying 500kg of explosives in a car in Aibak, the provincial capital, were also detained along with the rebel commander.

He said the militants were transferring the explosives to the provincial capital from Dara-i-Sauf Payan district for used in subversive acts.


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