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Arrested Al-Qaeda leader channeling funds to militants: Afghan Interior Ministry

Kabul [Afghanistan]: Afghanistan’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) has confirmed that a top Al-Qaeda leader, who was arrested during an operation in eastern Nangarhar province was channeling funds to militants in the country.

The suspect was arrested during a special military operation conducted in Khogyani district late on Thursday night, reports the Khaama Press.

According to the MoI, the suspect is originally a resident of Pakistan.

So far, no comments have been made by the anti-Government armed militant groups. (ANI)