ANA Nabs 3 Suspected Taliban in Herat Clashes
HERAT, Afghanistan – The Afghan National Army (ANA) arrested at least three suspected Taliban in a battle with the group in western province of Herat, said the Ministry of Defense in a statement Tuesday.
According to the statement, the Taliban planned to carry attack against security forces in the city when they faced heavy retaliation by the national army.
“3 #Taliban were arrested by ANA in Herat provincial center today morning,” said the MoD in a tweet. “They were planning to target security personnel when they were wounded and arrested by #ANA.
Taliban did not immediately comment on the incident.