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11 Taliban militants arrested in Parwan raids

11 Taliban militants arrested in Parwan raids

Nov 07, 2016 - 19:50

CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen militants have been arrested during separate operations in central Parwan province, an official said on Monday.

Alozai Ahmadi, the provincial coordination centre head, told Pajhwok Afghan News during the 11 militants were arrested during three separate operations conducted in Seyagard and Bagram districts.

He claimed eight of the detainees were arrested while distributing $9000 among them. They had received the money to carry out a suicide bombing, he said.

Separately, another militant, planning to carry out an attack in the Bagram district, has been arrested, the official said.

The Taliban have not yet commented about the arrests.