Eight Taliban militants arrested in Afghanistan

Kabul, April 25 :  Afghan security forces arrested eight Taliban fighters in Jauzjan province on Monday, provincial police chief Rahmatullah Turkistani said.

The security forces targetted Taliban hideouts in Manjagak district in the early hours of Monday and captured eight rebels, including their group commander Qari Amin, Turkistani told Xinhua news agency.

The security forces did not suffer any casualty, he asserted.

Meantime, Taliban outfit in an online statement confirmed the clash in Manjagak district on Sunday and claimed that seven security personnel and two militants were killed and six others, including five security personnel and a Taliban fighter, were injured during the gun battle.

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