NDS Busts Haqqani Leader in Kabul, 8 Arrested: Saleh
Amrullah Saleh, the first vice president, said in the Morning meeting on Saturday, that the NDS have arrested a leader of a Haqqani network along with seven others in Kabul.
According to him, this leader of the #Haqqani_network is known as Matiullah, who was arrested with the cooperation of the people.
#Saleh added that Rahmatullah, one of the facilitators and suppliers of the magnetic mines in Kabul, has been detained.
The first vice president noted, #Rahmatullah hired a child for his subversive purposes for a daily payment of 200 afghanis and had repeatedly raped him.
On the other hand, the Ministry of Defense stated in a press release, that 28 Taliban were killed and eight others were wounded in clashes between Taliban fighters and security forces in #Kandahar_province.
Fawad Aman, the Deputy Spokesman for MoD, tweeted on Saturday, that the incident took place when Taliban fighters attacked Afghan security forces in the region, as a result of which the attacks were repelled and the Taliban suffered casualties.
Aman added that 27 #bombs planted by the group on public roads had also been discovered and defused.
Kandahar is one of the most #insecure_provinces in the country where the Taliban have a large presence.