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Terrorists among 22 criminal suspects arrested in capital Kabul

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

22 arrested in capital KabulAt least 22 people were arrested in connection to various criminal activities and plotting terrorist attacks in capital Kabul, security officials said Sunday.

Kabul security chief, Gen. Zahir, told reporters that the suspects were arrested by Afghan police forces during the past two weeks.

Gen. Zahir further added that a group of terrorists were also among those detained by Afghan security forces from Dehsabz area of Kabul city.

He said Afghan security forces discovered and seized various weapons, explosives and ammunition from the detained militants, who were plotting an attack in capital Kabul.

In the meantime, Gen. Zahir said that the criminal activities have considerably reduced in capital Kabul as compared to last year.

He said Afghan security forces will continue targeting the criminal gangs and suspected militants in a bid to further improve the security situation in Kabul city.

Meanwhile, the commander of the border police forces in Kabul international airport, Gen. Haqnawaz Haqiar, said Afghan police arrested a suspected drug smuggler along with the 2 kg of heroin from Kabul airport.

Gen. Haqiar further added that the detained individual was looking to smuggle the heroin to Dubai in United Arab Emirates.

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