Sunday, 15 September 2019 06:31 GMT

Afghanistan- Five terrorist networks busted in Kandahar

(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT News Report

KABUL: Five terrorist networks were busted during operations
carried out by intelligence forces in southern Kandahar province, the spy
agency said Wednesday.

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives
conducted operations in the provincial district as well as some districts of
Kandahar, during which, 25 insurgents were arrested and their five networks were
busted, said provincial governor, Hayatullah Hayat in a press conference.

He said that the networks were behind different terrorist
activities in the Kandahar city and districts.

The first one was a five member terrorist network, who were
assassinating Ulema and tribal elders in the city, second was a six member
terrorist network, who were targeting the military figures and this group has
confessed to assassination of seven police, he added.

He stated that third group was three members, who struggled
to enter to the police crew and fall down the checkpoints and hand over weapons
and ammunition to the militants, fourth one was a seven member rebels who
planned to poison security forces and disrupt Independence Day ceremony, who
before reaching to goal were captured.

Separately, four robbers and kidnappers who were engaged in
robbery and kidnapping in Kandahar Kabul highway, were arrested, he noted.

Hayat said that some weapons and ammunitions also seized
from the detained indicts during operation by security forces.

Afghan security forces shinned well in reinforcing security
during Independence Day and pave the ground to the people celebrate
independence in peace and stability in Kandahar province, he underlined. 


Afghanistan- Five terrorist networks busted in Kandahar


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