“2 persons who for finding antiquities were destroying ancient places in Herat were arrested.” The Herat provincial police commander told Raha News Agency reporter in Herat
According to police the arrestees to find antiquities destroyed ancient places and excavated archaeological sites using several ways
One AK47, one hunting gun and a car were seized from the arrestees.
This comes as the Taliban destroyed the Buddha statues in Bamyan when they were in power in the past. The Buddha statues were one of the glorious cultural heritages of Afghanistan.