A gang of Haqqani Network members involved in destructive activities and killing of the officials has been busted in capital Kabul.

The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in a statement said a gang of Haqqani Network consisting of 11 militants was busted during separate operations in Kabul.

The statement further added that the militants were arrested during the operations from the 5th and 12th districts, Paghman and Bagrami districts.

According to the National Directorate of Security, the detained militants were involved in some major terrorist related activities, including attacks on government and security officials, tribal elders, and roadside bombings.

The Afghan forces also confiscated a Ak-47 rifle, a pistol, three kgs of explosives, and a motorycle during the operations, NDS added.

The detained militants have been identified as Momin Khan, Azizullah, Sardar Wali, Hamid, Mustafa, Mir Agha, Mohammad Rasool, Nawab, Lal Agha, Munir, and Ehsanullah.

The anti-government armed militant groups including the Haqqani Network and Taliban militants have not commented regarding the report so far.


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