NDS arrests Taliban shadow district governor of Musa Qala

Salaam Times

HELMAND -- The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement Sunday (April 21) that its special forces arrested the Taliban shadow governor of Musa Qala District, Helmand Province.

The suspect, identified as Mullah Abdul Ghafoor, was detained in a special operation in the district, the statement said, without providing details on the timing.

Security personnel also seized three AK-47's, a pistol, 600kg of explosives, dozens of propaganda documents, vehicles and a radio, the statement added.

The Taliban did not immediately comment.

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