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Taliban commander arrested in Laghman operative: NDS

(Last Updated On: May 9, 2016)


The National Directorate of Security (NDS) – Afghanistan’s intelligence agency has arrested a Taliban commander in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan.

In a statement released by the Afghan spy agency it said that a Taliban group commander Salamat Khan well-known as Gulalai who was involved in terror activities, destructive activities, planting mines, assassination of people and attack over security forces checkpoints was arrested along with his two aides in Qarghee district of Laghman province.

A number of different weapon and ammunitions were also seized from them group during the NDS military raid, the statement added.

Qarghee is among the volatile districts in eastern Laghman province where the Taliban militants are operating in a number of its areas.

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