A group of six media activists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have been arrested in Kabul city, the Afghan Intelligence announced Thursday.

A spokesman of the National Directorate of Security Haris Jebran said the media activists of ISIS group were arrested during a special operation of Afghan intelligence operatives.

Jebran further added that the detained individuals were involved in pro-ISIS activities in social media networks, mainly spreading propagandas in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Telegram.

He also added that the Afghan intelligence operatives arrested 10 other ISIS facilitators during a separate operation in Nangarhar province.

According to Jebran, the detained individuals were involved in arms smuggling, assassinatons, explosives and munitions smuggling, and transportation of the family members of ISIS loyalists.

The Afghan intelligence operatives also confiscated 12,500 kilograms of explosives during the same operation, Jebran added.


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