Afghanistan: 2 Jaish-e-Mohammed members arrested

Afghanistan: 2 Jaish-e-Mohammed members arrested

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 12 Feb 2019, 11:50 am

Kabul, Feb 12 (IBNS): During an operation in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, country's intelligence officials have arrested two members of Jaish-e-Mohammad group, media reports said on Tuesday.

According to a statement released by the National Directorate of Security (NDS) the two men were deployed to Nangarhar province to carry out suicide and coordinated attacks, reported Khaama Press.

"The statement further added that the detained men have been identified as sediq Akbar sson of Sahib Zar and Ataullah son of Dost Mohammad who are originally residents of Pakistan," reported the Afghanistan-based news agency.

Both the men have confessed that they were recruited in Jaish-e-Mohammed ranks while they were working in Karachi and Lahore cities and were trained for a period of two months in the military camps of the group in Balakot area of Mansehra, NDS told Khaama Press adding that both the men were deployed to Afghanistan to carry out coordinated suicide attack but were arrested before they manage to execute the attacks. 

Officials said the arrested people are being questioned.

No terrorist group has commented on the matter so far.

Afghanistan: 2 Jaish-e-Mohammed members arrested

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