Senior Taliban Leader Held in Afghanistan - The New Indian Express

Senior Taliban Leader Held in Afghanistan

Published: 19th May 2014 01:48 PM

Last Updated: 19th May 2014 01:48 PM

KABUL: A senior Taliban leader was detained by security forces in Afghanistan Monday, the ministry of interior affairs said.

Mullah Abdullah, a key Taliban leader, was detained in Pul-e-Alam city in eastern Logar province during an operation by the Afghan National Army and the Afghan National Police, Afghanistan Times reported.

According to an interior ministry official Mullah Abdullah was involved in terrorist attacks including roadside bombings in Pul-e-Alam city.

Security forces also seized different types of heavy and light weapons along with explosives during the operation.

comments powered by Disqus

Disclaimer: We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

Read More

follow us Mobile Site iPad News Hunt Android RSS Tumblr Linekin Pinterest Youtube Google Plus Twitter Facebook