Security forces arrest 14 Afghan Taliban militants from Quetta

Law enforcement agencies have confirmed the arrest of 14 Afghan Taliban members during a raid in the Pashtoonabad area of Quetta on Thursday.

ANI| Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016, 20:53 PM IST
Security forces arrest 14 Afghan Taliban militants from Quetta

Quetta: Law enforcement agencies have confirmed the arrest of 14 Afghan Taliban members during a raid in the Pashtoonabad area of Quetta on Thursday.

The militants were arrested during a search operation, reports the Dawn.

Security forces have shifted the militants to an undisclosed location for interrogation.

"It is premature to say something about the arrest of any high profile leader among them", dawn quoted an official as saying.

The official also said that further information would be shared with the media only after interrogation.

The security forces have also recovered sleeping bags, boots and administrative objects from militant's possession.

Pashtoonabad area houses a large number of Afghan refugees, who have been living there for ages.

In the past too, security forces have arrested alleged members of the Taliban from Pashtoonabad .