KABUL, Afghanistan – General Command of Police Special Unit (GCPSU) has arrested an “alleged facilitator of the Taliban terrorist” in operation carried in Paghman district of Afghan capital Kabul, the Ministry of Interior Affairs said in a statement Tuesday.
According to the statement, security officials seized at least two AK-47 assault rifles and a number of ammunition during the operation.
“An alleged facilitator of Taliban terrorists arrested during an operation carried out by GCPSU in Paghman district of Kabul,” said MoIA in a tweet. “GCPSU seized two AK-47 assault rifles, one pistol & some amount of ammunition & military equipment.”
The Taliban did not immediately comment on the incident.
Meanwhile, in a news from Mazar-e-Sharif, the special unit forces nabbed at least one suspect charged with arm trafficking in Balkh city, seizing at least one PK machine gun and three kilograms of hashish.
“GCPSU detained a gun trafficker in Mazar-e-Sharif City of Balkh,” MoIA said. “Two rockets, three AK-47 assault rifles, one PK machine gun, one rifle, one pistol & 3kg of hashish were also seized.”