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Taliban shadow district chief detained in Herat

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Taliban shadow district chief detained in Herat

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Mar 13, 2018 - 13:12

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Talibaninfo-icon’s shadow district chief for the Kashk-i-Kohna district has been detained in western Herat province, an official said on Tuesday.

Jilani Farhad, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Mullahinfo-icon Abdul Raoof was held by police while conducting anti-government activities in Shahr-i-Naw area.

A case against the Taliban leader had been referred to detective organs.

Separately, two other individuals were arrested on charges of supplying weapons to militants in Oba district, the spokesman added. A vehicle, five weapons and some ammunition were also seized from the detainees.

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