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Jundullah terrorist group members arrested in North of Afghanistan

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The Afghan intelligence operatives arrested at least four members of Jundullah terrorist group in northeastern Takhar province of Afghanistan.


The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the four suspects were involved in terrorist activities including roadside bombings in this province.
According to a statement by NDS, the four terrorists were arrested from the vicinity of Dasht-e-Qala district as they were attempting to plant an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
The statement further added that the detained terrorists have been identified as Enayatullah son of Khudai Qul, Faizullah also famous as Hujatullah, Mohammad Akbar famous as Hazifa, and Abdul Hadi son of Abdul Baqi.
The detained individuals have confessed that they were involved in terrorist activities in this province since one year, including roadside bombings and assassination of the tribal elders, NDS said.
The statement by NDS also added that the intelligence operatives confiscated 2 landmines, 3 kg of TNT explosives, 3 RPG rockets, 13 magnetic bombs, 3 remote controls used for bombs, and 17 meters of explosives strip.