At least four suspected militants having links with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) were arrested from Kabul city.

The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in a statement said the suspects were arrested during an operation from the vicinity of the 5th police district of the city.

The statement further added that the NDS forces also confiscated some weapons and munition during the operations.

According to the National Directorate of Security, the detained militants were involved in recruiting militants in the ISIS Khurasan ranks from Kabul city.

The detained militants were also involved in smuggling weapons and munitions to capital Kabul, the National Directorate of Security added.

The statement by NDS also added that the detained militants have been identified as Shafiullah, Mohammad Rahim, Mansooruddin, and Rahimuddin.

The National Directorate of Security in its statement also added that the militants were arrested from Qargha area of Kabul.

The anti-government armed militant and terrorist groups including ISIS loyalists have not commented regarding the report so far.


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