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Security forces uncover Taliban weapon cache in Maidan Wardak

Salaam Times

MAIDAN WARDAK -- Afghan forces have discovered a major Taliban arms cache in Maidan Wardak Province, Khaama Press reported Monday (January 1).

Troops found the cache during an operation in Syedabad District, provincial police said in a statement.

Militants planned to use the weapons to carry out a series of attacks in the province, according to Gen. Fahim Qayem, the provincial police chief.

The cache included heavy ammunition such as artillery rounds.

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