The Afghan forces arrested the security guard of a senior ISIS leader before he manages to carry out targeted assassinations in Nangarhar province.

The Nangarahr Governor’s Office in a statement said the security forces arrested Abdul Wajid, the security guard of Omar Khurasani, one of the senior leaders of ISIS Khurasan.

The statement further added that the terror group had recently deployed Wajid to Nangarhar to carry out targeted assassinations.

Furthermore, the statement added that Wajid is originally a resident of Haska Mina district. He joined ISIS ranks two years ago.

The Governor’s Office also added that the security forces arrested Wajid in Tangi area of Behsud district as he was attempting to carry out a targeted assassination.

The anti-government armed elements including ISIS sympathizers have not commented in this regard so far.