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2019-08-16 Afghanistan
Prominent ISIS group members arrested in East of Afghanistan
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan forces arrested two prominent group members of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement that the security forces arrested the two ISIS group members in Bati Kot district.

The statement further added that the security forces also confiscated two Ak-47 assault rifles, a pistol and some munitions.

Furthermore, the interior ministry said one of the detained members of the group has been identified as Abdul Rahman alias Talha.

The interior ministry said Rahman is originally a resident of Bati Kot district and was an expert in manufacturing improvised bombs and suicide kaboom vests.
Another Khaama Press article adds:
Afghan Local Police (ALP) soldiers are mostly fighting the Taliban and ISIS militants in northern and eastern parts of the country.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-08-16 00:14|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [241 views ]  Top
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