A key member of Taliban group detained on Sunday night during an operation carried out by Afghan Special forces in eastern Nangarhar province, the Ministry of Interior affairs said in a statement.


A key member of Taliban group detained on Sunday night during an operation carried out by Afghan Special forces in eastern Nangarhar province, the Ministry of Interior affairs said in a statement.
“Mullah Turab, a key member of Taliban militants arrested during an operation carried out by General Command of Police Special Units (GCPSU) in Chamtali village of Surkhrod district in eastern Nangarhar province,” said the statement.

According to the statement, three other armed Taliban fighters were also arrested during the operation.
Mullah Turab was the main planner and organizer of terrorist and destructive activities, armed assault and explosions in Surkhrod district and as well as in different parts of Nangarhar province.

In a separate report, GCPSU discovered and neutralized two suicide vests in Babos region of Pul-e Alam City, capital of Logar province, the statement added.


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