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Leader of ISIS in Afghanistan Arrested

05 Apr 2020 The Killid Group

April 5 (The Killid Group) — The Afghan security forces arrested the leader of the Islamic State of Khorasan Province (ISKP), along with 19 other militants on Saturday, said the Afghan National Security Directorate in a statement. According to a statement issued by the Afghan  National Directorate of Security, Aslam Farooqi Orokzai, a Pakistani national, who was earlier associated with Lashkar-e-Taiba was arrested by Afghan forces along with 19 other militants on Saturday, April 4. Among those militants, were two high-ranking commanders, namely Qari Zahid and Saifullah,  the statement by Afghanistan’s intelligence agency read..  The arrest came after ISKP claimed responsibility for the deadly terror attack on a Sikh temple, late in March, leaving 27 killed. On March 25, an armed attack on a Sikh religious complex in the capital Kabul left 27 worshippers dead. Armed gunmen barged into the temple complex, shot the guard and opened fire at the worshippers. The post Leader of ISIS in Afghanistan Arrested appeared first on The Killid Group.

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