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Afghan Special Forces arrest one of the most prominent leaders of ISIS in Pul-e-Khumri city

13 Jul 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan Special Forces arrested one of the most prominent leaders of ISIS terrorist group in Pul-e-Khumri city, the provincial capital of Baghlan province.

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said the NDS Special Forces arrested Abdul Jamil son of Mawlana Juma Khan, the recruitment chief of ISIS terrorist in Pul-e-Khumri city.

The statement further added that Jamil was actively involved in

preparing suicide bombing vests and improvised explosive devices.

Furthermore, the National Directorate of Security said Jamil lost his

son and other relatives in a premature IED explosion in 2016.

He recruited his nephew into ISIS ranks last year who carried out a

suicide attack in Herat city mosque.

Meanwhile, the National Directorate of Security said the Afghan Special

Forces also confiscated some IED making equipment and other military kits from

the house of Jamil.

The National Directorate of Security also added that the Special Forces

arrested Syed Mehrabuddin son of Syed Meraj who was running a shop in

Pul-e-Khumri city and was planting magnetic bombs in the vehicles.

The statement by National Directorate of Security also added that the

Special Forces also arrested three other Taliban and ISIS militants who were

involved in explosion and terrorist attacks in Baghlan province.

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