Five Islamic State terrorists surrender to the Afghan forces in Kunar province
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A group of five ISIS militants surrendered to Afghan forces in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.
According to a statement released by MoI, a group of five ISIS militants surrendered to Afghan forces in Suki district of Kunar province on Saturday.
The statement further added that the militants also handed over their weapons to the Afghan forces and promised that they would never return to battlefield, emphasizing that they regret regarding their previous terrorist activities.
This comes as the Afghan Special Forces recently arrested the leader of ISIS Khurasan and many other top commanders of the group during a special operation.
The National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said the Special Forces of the directorate conducted a complex operation and arrested Abdullah Orakizai alias Aslam Farooqi, the leader of ISIS Khurasan.
The statement further added that the NDS Special Forces also arrested 19 other top ISIS commanders during the raid including Qari Zahid and Saifullah alias Abu Talha Pakistani.