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Top Taliban leader in charge of recruitment arrested in Kunduz

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A top Taliban leader in charge of recruiting for the group in northern Kunduz province was arrested during an operation of the Afghan police forces.


arrestedThe Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the detained Taliban leader has been identified as Abdullah and was held from the vicinity of Khanabad district.
MoI further added the operation was conducted by Public Order Police forces on Sunday.
Another senior Taliban leader identified as Abdul Wakil was also arrested during the same operation, MoI said, adding that an automatic rifle was confiscated from the detained militants.