SHARAN, Afghanistan, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- Four militants, loyal to the Haqqani terrorist network, were arrested following a government military momentum in eastern Afghan province of Paktika, the provincial government said Friday.
"The arrested insurgents were involved in numerous distractive activities in the remote Urgun district of the province, where a police special force's overnight offensive finally resulted in their arrest," it said in a statement.
According to the statement, a quantity of arms and ammunition, as well as two Corolla-type cars were also seized in the incident.
As a Taliban-linked group of militants, the Haqqani network mostly operating in eastern provinces and capital Kabul, and has been responsible for many high-profile attacks against security forces.
The network, which was designated as a terrorist group by the United States in 2012, has yet to make comments.