Seven suspected terrorists arrested in AfghanistanMarch 19th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 19 (Xinhua) Seven suspected terrorists have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the deadly terror attack on the Justice Ministry in February, a newspaper reported Thursday.
“These seven terrorists after organising the attack on Justice Ministry fled to Logar province and all of them have confessed their involvement in the gruesome incident,” Daily Arman-e-Millie quoted National Security Directorate (NSD) spokesman Syed Ansari as saying.
Logar province is about 60 km south of Afghan capital Kabul.
Quoting the official, the report said that the leader of the group Zabihullah Alias Rashid received training in Pakistan’s tribal area of Waziristan.
“All the suspected terrorists are Afghans,” Ansari said.
Twenty people, mostly civilians, were killed and 50 injured in the attack at the Justice Ministry.
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