Afghan intelligence arrest Taliban group commander in Helmand

GMT 17:50 2015 Saturday ,25 July

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Afghan intelligence arrest Taliban group commander
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Afghan intelligenceThe Afghan Intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) said that a Taliban group was arrested following a military operation by the Afghan intelligence operatives

A statement by NDS said the Taliban commander was identified as Mullah Agha who was also famous as Haji Aka and was arrested along with three others, Khaama News Agency reported on Saturday.

The statement further added that the other militants were identified as Mullah Faizullah also kown as Faizi, Mullah Sardar and Mohammad Ikhlas.

According to the NDS, the group was invovled in terrorist related activities in Lashkargah, the capital city of Helmand and Nahr-e-Saraj district.

The detained militants confessed that they were involved in a roadside Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack in Lashkargah city which left two police officers wounded.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.

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