Wounded Pakistani militant arrested, Taliban IED planter killed in Nangarhar

The Afghan forces arrested a wounded Pakistani militant during an operation in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the local authorities said.

According to a statement released by the provincial government, the Afghan forces arrested Zrar Hafeez, a Pakistani national who had sustained injuries in Momand Dara district.

The statement further added that the security forces arrested the suspect in Ghorakai area of the district.

Meanwhile, a Taliban militant, who was attempting to plant two roadside bombs in Barikaab area of Batikot district, was killed after the explosives went off prematurely.

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Source: Khaama Press