AVA- Intelligence operatives have detained a five-member group of Haqqani network in southeastern Paktia province, the Spy Network said on Tuesday.
National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said the militants who had received military training across the Durand Line were arrested during a special operation of NDS personnel.
The statement identified the detainees as Abdul Wahab, Jamil, Wadin, Rozi Khan and Qari Gul Shamal. A corolla type vehicle and weapons were also seized.
Separately, unauthorized gunmen commander, Mohammad Jamal, was killed during a clash with security forces in Jabul Saraj district of central Parwan province at around 9am in the morning, said Waheedi Shahkar, the governor’s spokesman.