AT-KABUL: National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Saturday said that Taliban deputy district chief with his seven colleagues were arrested in eastern Nangarhar province.
In a press statement issued here, NDS said that its operatives succeeded to arrest Taliban deputy district chief for Rodat district of Nangarhar along with his seven comrades through an operation in Nangarhar province.
The Taliban deputy district chief for Rodat district identified as Abdulwali, who is currently under custody, added the statement.
The detained rebels were involved in different subversive activities in the district and further inquiry is going on the case.
One PK machine gun, five AK-47 and one pistol were discovered and confiscated from the captured insurgents.