Afghan intelligenceA senior Taliban leader was arrested following an operation by Afghan intelligence operatives in Kabul city.

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the Taliban shadow governor for Nad-e-Ali district was arrested along with three others in Kabul city.

NDS following a statement said the individuals had recently came to capital Kabul to plan and coordinate attacks in city after they were trained on the other side of Durand Line.

The statement further added six other terrorists were arrested during a separate operation in norhtern Faryab province. NDS operatives also seized two suicide bombing vests along with 7 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during the operation.

NDS operatives also arrested four suspected militants who were involved in major terrorist attacks in Nangarhar and Nimroz provinces, NDS said, adding that a vehicle packed with explosives was also confiscated with various other types of explosives from the detained militants.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the reports so far.