Taliban militant captured in S. Afghanistan: NATO
The Afghan and NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) have detained a Taliban militant in Kandahar province south of Afghanistan, a press release of the alliance issued here Thursday said, reported Xinhua.
"A joint Afghan and international security force detained a Taliban militant implicated in several improvised explosive device attacks in Kandahar province on Sept. 2," the press release added.
"The rebel was captured on a roadway and detained without incident," it noted.
The joint force searched for the suspected militant west of Kandahar city, near the village of Chalghowi, where intelligence sources reported he was located.
However, it did not identify the name and rank of the militant.
Taliban fighters who have intensified their activities had not made comment.