The Afghan intelligence arrested two more senior leaders of the Islamic State, ISIS Khurasan, who originally hail from Bangladesh and Pakistan.

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said the Afghan intelligence arrested Mohammad Tanweer having aliases (Omran, Ahmad and Nasir), who is originally a resident of Dhaka city of Bangladesh.

The statement further added that Tanweer was in charge of the Information Technology of ISIS Khurasan who was trained by Esa Panjabi, a resident of Punjab of Pakistan.

According to NDS, Tanweer was playing a key role in organizing communications between ISIS Khurasan leaders in a confidential manner.

The NDS forces also arrested Ali Mohammad, a senior ISIS Khurasan leader, who was in charge of the logistics affairs of the terror group, NDS said, adding that Mohammad is originally a resident of Islamabad of Pakistan and he was playing a key role in coordinating foreign aid to support ISIS activities in Afghanistan.

The ISIS sympathizers have not commented in this regard so far.


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