Detention of Taliban district governor in Balkh province
Kabul Afghanistan (PMG):
Reporter: Mehdi Naibi
The spokesman for the 209th Shaheen Corps says was the Taliban leader arrested last night during a security operation in the area of the Bourke district of Balkh Province, Mullah Ezzatollah, the head of the Taliban.
Mr. Rezaie said last night security and defense forces were arrested in a special operation for the Taliban called the district governor, with four of his men.
He added that weapons and ammunition were in the hands of government forces in the operation.