Monday, September 3, 2012

Taliban insider attacker who killed 2 NATO troops arrested

Afghan and coalition security forces arrested a suspected Taliban militant who was involved behind an attack on NATO troops in southern Afghanistan.

The incident took place in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan in May, killing at least two NATO troops.

NATO-led International Security Assistance Force following a statement on Sunday announced, “fghan and coalition forces confirmed the Aug. 30 arrest of a Taliban insurgent during an operation in Hisarak district, Nangarhar province.”

The source further added, “The insurgent is accused of using his status as a member of the Afghan National Police to conduct a May attack which killed two coalition service members in Helmand province.”

Prior to his capture, he was attempting to join the Afghan National Army, ISAF said following the statement.

Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the report.

By Sajad - Sun Sep 02, 1:09 pm

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