The Afghan security forces arrested 12 militants including a key member of ISIS terrorist group in Nangarhar.

The governor of Nangarhar Shah Mahmood Mia Khel told reporters on Monday that the security forces arrested the militants in Jalalabad city, Chaparhar, Ghani Khel and Rodat districts.

Mia Khel further added that 8 ISIS and 3 Taliban militants were among those arrested.

Meanwhile, Mia Khel said the security forces also arrested a key member of ISIS terrorist group who was involved in spreading propagandas and recruiting for the group.

Mia Khel also added that the ISIS group member had recruited scores of militants into ISIS ranks.

The anti-government armed elements have not commented regarding the apprehension of the militants so far.