Three terrorists captured in Kabul

Kabul, Feb 19 (IANS) At least three terrorists have been captured in Kabul, the Afghan intelligence agency said on Friday.

Three handguns and a huge amount of AK-47 bullets were found from them, Xinhua news agency quoted an official statement as saying, without specifying when the arrests took place.

In addition, a would-be suicide bomber, Atta Mohammed, was arrested in Laghman province, the statement said. It said that the arrest had foiled a major terror attack.

The Afghan security forces have stepped up security operations against militants as the Taliban has been trying to take territory and consolidate its position during winter in Afghanistan.

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