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NDS arrests three Haqqani network members in Khost

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Operatives of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) detained three members of Haqqani network in southeastern Khost province.

A statement issued by the NDS on Tuesday said that three members of the network, identified as Rahim Khan, Naim Khan and Najibullah, were supplying weapons and ammunition the insurgent group in the province.

It added that the militants were involved in a number of terrorist attacks against civilians and Afghan forces in Musakhel district of the province.

Acting on a tipoff, the NDS operatives also seized two catches of weapons related to Spinghar, a commander of Haqqani network, said the statement.

The weapons recovered by the NDS include a suicide vest, an RPG 7, 20 Kalashnikovs, four pistols, and several other military equipments.

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