Afghanistan arrests 'two Britons'

Government says detained officials posed threat to country's security.

    Thousands of British troops are deployed in Afghanistan [GALLO/GETTY]
    Another senior official said: "They, with support from their Afghan colleagues, had done things contrary to their jobs and had posed a threat to the national security of Afghanistan."
     

    The foreign nationals would be expelled and their Afghan colleagues would go through a judicial process, he said.

    Afghanistan's foreign ministry confirmed there had been arrests but said it would not immediately release details.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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