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.”
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.