At least 31 terrorists belonging to the notorious Haqqani terrorist network have been arrested in Southeastern Khost province.
The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), said the militants apprehended by the intelligence operatives, were operating in two different groups led by the terrorist network.
NDS further added that the militants were arrested during the two separate military operations.
According to NDS, the militants were involved in various terrorist activities in Khost province.
The National Directorate of Security also added that the intelligence operatives confiscated 2 motorcycles, 50 magnetic bombs, 6 hand grenades, 18 RPG rockets, 36 boxes of heavy machine gun, 5 boxes of AK-47 rifle ammunition, 80 AK-47 rifle magazines, and 3 vehicles used by the militants without having registration plate numbers.