Security officials arrested a key Taliban member, including at least one Daesh, during a special operation in Paghman disrtict of Kabul, Oct. 19, 2020.

KABUL, Afghanistan – General Command of Police Special Units (GCPSU) carried a special operation in Paghman district of Kabul, arresting a key member of the Taliban insurgents who are known for their terrorist activities.

According to a statement by the Ministry of Interior Affairs, security officials discover and seized a large number of ammunition, including mines and grenades during the operation.

“A key member of Taliban terrorists arrested during a special operation of the GCPSU in Paghman district of Kabul,” said the MoIA in a tweet Sunday. “GCPSU discovered & seized eight magnetic bombs, four anti-vehicle mines, one roadside bomb, three hand grenades, four bomb launchers & some amount of ammunition.”

Security officials seized a large number of arms, including mines and grenades, during a special operation in Paghman disrtict of Kabul, Oct. 19, 2020.

Meanwhile, the elite police forces arrested an alleged facilitator of Daesh terrorist group during the operation, said the statement.

The arrest came a time Kabul security has been tightened against growing crimes in Afghan capital Kabul, including armed robberies and kidnappings, which triggered a wide-spread concerns among residents throughout the city.

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  • Muhammad Arif Sheva holds a B.A degree in Journalism from Int'l Peace Leadership College Rizal, Philippines. Sheva works as an editor and content writer for Khaama Press.