Fri, Sep

Taliban terrorist group’s mine making center busted in Takhar: NDS


The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), said Monday a mine making center belonging to the Taliban terrorist group was busted in northeastern Takhar province of Afghanistan.

According to a statement released by NDS, the center was busted during a special military operation conducted in Khwajah Ghar district.
The statement further added that the intelligence operatives seized 25 anti-personnel Improvised Explosive Device (IED), 2 anti-armored Improvised Explosive Device (IED), 3 magnetic bombs, 3 roadside bombs, 5 82 mm mortar fuses, 3 RPG rockets, 3 mortar rounds, 3 remote controls, 100 meters of explosives wire, 16 kgs of explosives, 1 mobile phone set for landmine detonation, 50 mortar round explosives, 12 military uniforms, 1 box of Dshk heavy machine gun ammo, and 6 explosives capsules.
NDS said the intelligence operativess thwarted numerous attacks with the confiscation of the mentioned weapons and explosives belonging to the Taliban group.
The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.