• publish: 31 August 2015
  • time: 11:30 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 973

NDS arrest 30 from Haqqani network, being affiliated with recent Kabul attacks

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) arrested 30 people in connection with devastating terror attacks in Kabul.

A press statement issued by the NDS said that the operatives of the spy agency arrested 30 militants of Haqqani network, who were allegedly involved in recent suicide truck blast in Shah Shaheed area of Kabul, suicide car blasts near Hamid Karzai International Airport and 4th Macroryan as well as terror attack on parliament.

“The militants also wanted to conduct terror attacks on the Presidential Palace, NDS headquarters, Ministry of Defense, US embassy, Kabul Police Headquarters, parliament and Khatemul Nabieen University,” the statement added.

The statement said that the NDS operatives also recovered two trucks full of explosive materials in Paktika province.

It is worth mentioning that the Taliban militants have recently intensified their terrorist activities in different provinces, particularly Kabul.

Militants conducted five terror attacks over the past 20 days in Kabul only that killed and wounded over 500 innocent civilians.


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