July 31, 2014

Senior Taliban leader among 16 arrested in Kandahar

By Ghanizada - Mon Jan 27, 2:53 pm

Coordinated blasts rock KandaharA senior Taliban leader was arrested along with his 15 fighters during a military operation conducted by Afghan intelligence operatives in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.

The Afghan intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) following a statement, said the group was involved in organizing terrorist and suicide attacks in Kandahar province of Afghanistan.

The statement further added that the senior Taliban leader, Dad Mohammad was also involved plotting assassination and other destructive activities in this province.

According to NDS officials, Afghan intelligence – NDS operatives also seized 1 RPG, 2 heavy machine guns, 5 AK-47 rifles and 5 pistols from the arrested insurgents.

NDS officials also added that the group had recently assassinated a Kandahar resident and had taken his vehicle with them.

The detained insurgents are in custody of the Afghan intelligence forces and are being questioned to find out more about the group’s activities, NDS added in its statement.

The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far.

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  1. Who cares? Karzai is releasing prisoners who are strapping on bomb jackets and killing people. Karzai is the real leader of the Taliban

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