The Afghan Special Forces busted a major network of terrorists led by ISIS and Haqqani Network in Kabul, killing at least 5 terrorists during the raid.

The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in a statement said the Special Forces of the directorate conducted the raid in Shakar Dara district and 11th district of Kabul city.

The statement further added that the network was led by Sanaullah, a senior ISIS Leader who was also in charge of coordinating Haqqani Network’s activitities in urban areas.

According to NDS, the network had carried out multiple attacks including rocket attack on presidential inauguration, attack on Sikh temple, attack on Mazari tomb and rocket attacks on Bagram airfield.

The NDS Special Forces also arrested 8 other militants during the raid, NDS said, adding that several weapons and munitions including 82mm rockets, mortar rounds, Dshk heavy machine gun and 250 kgs of explosives were confiscated.


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