PESHAWAR - A number of notorious Afghan militants are also included amongst the arrested miscreants making attempts to escape from Swat and other troubled areas during the ongoing military action in scattered areas of the NWFP. Through some highly placed sources TheNation came to know that Afghan militant namely Abdullah was apprehended from Haripur. The high-ups of law enforcing and secret agencies informed that a huge quantity of modern and sophisticated weapons was recovered from the custody of Abdullah. Now Abdullah was shifted to an unknown place for further investigation. Masud, another notorious militant commander from Afghanistan, was apprehended from Madina Colony, Ring Road, Peshawar. Masud was earlier counted amongst the top militant commanders in Swat and later he led his accomplices in their attempt to get the occupation of Buner. However, in response the armed forces started operation against them. It may be mentioned here that the authorities claim netting 30 militants and killing around 1,100 others during the ongoing military action in Swat, Buner and Dir. However, a large number of these militants are making attempts to escape. Some of them slipped from the areas along with the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). A large number of Taliban militants who were injured have also camouflaged themselves as IDPs and now have been admitted in various government and private hospitals. The authorities have also put the security and intelligence forces on high alert in the region and besides netting militants from camps a large number of others arrested from urban areas. Salim, son of a militant commander from Buner namely Bacha, was arrested from Rawalpindi.