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5-member Taliban group held in Kabul

5-member Taliban group held in Kabul

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Mar 14, 2018 - 18:12

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Intelligence operatives have detained a five-member Talibaninfo-icon group aiming  to target security forces in capital Kabul, the spy service said Wednesday.

In a statement the National Directorate of Security or NDSinfo-icon said the five-member group was held during an operation in the limits 5th police district.

It named the detainees as Niaz Mohammad, Mohammad Agha, Mohammad Naseem, Mohammad Zaman and Habibullah.

The NDS release read the detainees had confessed joining the Taliban eight months ago under commander Qari Khalid in Jalrez district of central Maidan Wardak province.

They had been tasked with targeting security forces, the statement claimed.

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