Interior Ministry: Balkh police chief has been arrested by Special Forces
Reporter: M.M North Zone
The Interior Ministry has said that Balkh police Security head has been arrested by police Special Forces after several hours of resistance, and Balkh Police Command is currently under control of security forces. According to reports, up to now, 25 armed men loyal to Atta Mohammad Noor has been arrested during this operation.
It is also stated that according to reports that at least one police and two civilians were wounded in the recent clashes in Mazar-e Sharif. The villagers also say that the clashes are likely to increase at night. The ceremony of introducing the new Balkh commander has been delayed since the tensions between Atta Mohammad Noor and the presidential palace have been increased.