Afghanistan security forces arrest three ISIS terrorists
Afghanistan security forces arrest three ISIS terrorists. They were reportedly plotting an attack on Afghanistan forces.
They were reportedly arrested during an operation conducted on Sunday by Special Forces of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS).
The provincial government office in Nangarhar was quoted as saying by Khaama Press that the detained individuals have been identified as Qari Abbbas, Abdul Rashid, and Azam Khan who were planning to carry out attacks on Afghan forces in Kunar province.
Nineteen people, including 17 Sikh minority members, were confirmed dead and another 21 including seven Sikhs were injured as a blast hit Afghanistani city on Sunday at around 3:50pm.
The blast was reportedly targeting a vehicle carrying minority community members.
The bombing is coinciding with country’s President Ashraf Ghani’s two-day trip to Nangarhar.
As per Pajhwok Afghan News agency report, Daesh also known as the Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the deadly bombing in Jalalabad.
The blast attracted widespread condemnation from across the world.