Afghan officials make arrests in connection with Pakistan school massacre

Authorities in Afghanistan have arrested five men in connection with the December massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. The Taliban carried out the strike, which killed almost 150 people, most of them children.

The five men suspected of being involved in the attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar were arrested in eastern Afghanistan, officials confirmed Saturday.
The suspects, who according to the news agency dpa were from Pakistan, were being questioned in Afghanistan and due to be handed over to Pakistani authorities.

According to dpa, a Pakistani security official said the arrests came after Pakistan supplied information to the Afghan government.
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Source News: DW