Senior Taliban leader among 16 arrested in Kandahar
By Ghanizada - Mon Jan 27 2014, 2:53 pm
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.