Taliban security officials in Ghazni province have announced the arrest of three people in connection with weapons smuggling to Pakistan.

The Taliban had identified and wanted the men as they tried to transport weapons to Pakistan in a truck, according to the state-run Bakhtar news agency, quoting the Taliban Interior Ministry.

According to the ministry, Taliban forces launched an operation in Ghazni province’s Qarabagh district to arrest two smugglers.

The Taliban has previously reported the arrest of Pakistani weapons smugglers.

Following the fall of the Afghan government, military equipment is said to have been smuggled to neighboring countries, particularly Pakistan.

It was recently reported that US weapons used in Afghanistan had been transported to Indian Kashmir via Pakistan. Indian officials are reported to have announced the discovery of the weapons.


  • Saqalain Eqbal is an Online Editor for Khaama Press. He is a Law graduate from The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF).