The Afghan Special Forces arrested a top commander of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K), the offshoot of the terror group, in Afghanistan.

Sources in the Afghan military confirmed that the Afghan Special Forces arrested the ISIS-K leader during a raid in eastern Kunar provice.

Without disclosing further information regarding the identity of the detained ISIS leader, the sources said the arrested ISIS leader was involved in transferring foreign ISIS militants in various provinces of the country.

The sources further added that the apprehended ISIS leader was also transferring the families of ISIS fighters to different parts of the country.

The ISIS Khurasan terror group has not commented in this regard so far.

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