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PublishDate: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 13:36

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.

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