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3 killed, 10 held in raid on senior banker’s residence

3 killed, 10 held in raid on senior banker’s residence

Mar 30, 2017 - 12:05

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and more than 10 others arrested during a raid by security force on the residence of a senior banker in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.

Special Forces raided the house of Maulvi Ahmadzai, head of the Afghanistan Bank for the eastern zone, Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The midnight operation took place in Koti Taran area of Khewa district. Ahmadzai’s sons, brothers, nephews and a gust were arrested during the raid, Khogyani said, without giving more information.

A security official, meanwhile, confided to this news agency that Saad, Zakirullah and Ziaullah were killed and 18 others captured. The source said the operation was aimed at arresting some individuals linked to Daesh.