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Pakistanis Among Over 100 Terrorists Arrested in Nangarhar

(Last Updated On: March 6, 2018)

105 terrorists including two Pakistani citizens and two suicide bombers have been arrested during 32 joint operations conducted by Afghan security forces within last five weeks, said Abdulrahman Rahimi, police chief of Nangarhar province.

The local official also said that 141 militants were killed and 10 others wounded in these operations.

According to him, a large amount of explosives consist of suicide vests, bomb making tools munitions of the militants was also seized by Afghan security forces.

As he stated, the operations were conducted over the course of past five weeks in Achin, Batikot, Mohmand Dara, Lalpoor, Chaparhar, Khogyani and Pachiragam districts of the eastern Nangarhar province.

The provincial police chief further noted that a weapons depot of Islamic State or Daesh terror group was also discovered in Kot district where a huge amount of explosives and munitions belonging to the group was stored in.

He further added that 164 people were also arrested for having hand in 122 criminal cases across the province.

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